from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Expressing, using, or resembling a compliment: a concert that received complimentary reviews.
- adj. Given free to repay a favor or as an act of courtesy: complimentary copies of the new book.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In the nature of a compliment.
- adj. Free; provided at no charge.
- adj. With respect to the closing of a letter, formal and professional.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Expressive of regard or praise; of the nature of, or containing, a compliment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Intended to express or convey a compliment or compliments; expressive of civility, regard, or preference; using or accustomed to use compliments: as, complimentary language; complimentary tickets; you are very complimentary.
- Synonyms Commendatory, laudatory, flattering.
- n. A compliment.
- n. A master of defense who wrote upon the compliments and ceremonies of dueling.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. conveying or resembling a compliment
- adj. costing nothing
compliment + -ary (Wiktionary)