American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
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.
- 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Expressive of regard or praise; of the nature of, or containing, a compliment.
- adj. conveying or resembling a compliment
- adj. costing nothing
- compliment + -ary (Wiktionary)
“BETHANY MARSHALL, PSYCHOTHERAPISTS: I think she and Howard Stern are what we call complimentary narcissists, meaning that they have the unique individual attributes of narcissists, but that ` s blossomed once they got together.”
“Competitors, collaborators, those in complimentary fields with an overlapping client base, and folks who are totally outside your immediate world.”
“And then he actually goes on to discuss the story in complimentary terms for the opening two paragraphs of his full page review.”
“Not all the speakers have couched their sentiments in complimentary language, indeed, it is a fact which we citizens of the Empire would be foolish to ignore that important sections of opinion among our American friends and elsewhere are rather suspicious of the British Empire.”
“You, however, may refer to me in complimentary forms onlyâ€ ¦:)”
“You, however, may refer to me in complimentary forms only …:)”
“Well, Dave, that's because blue and orange are what are called complimentary colors if you watch enough TLC you pick up these things.”
“Their report is not what could be called complimentary:”
“To recap this events details: 1. It is complimentary aka free for you.”
“The judges are entirely complimentary, which is nice of them.”
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