compliment (Meaning)

Wordnet

compliment (n)

a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration

Wordnet

compliment (v)

say something to someone that expresses praise

express respect or esteem for

compliment Sentence Examples

  1. Sarah beamed when her friend complimented her new haircut.
  2. The reviewer complimented the author on her unique writing style.
  3. The chef humbly accepted the compliments on the delicious meal.
  4. The architect received numerous compliments for the innovative design of the building.
  5. The musician appreciated the audience's enthusiastic compliments after the performance.
  6. He surprised her by complimenting her intelligence and wit.
  7. While offering constructive criticism, she also complimented his artistic potential.
  8. The backhanded compliment left her feeling confused and unsure how to respond.
  9. The children wrote compliments on colorful cards for their teachers.
  10. In a competitive environment, a genuine compliment can go a long way.

FAQs About the word compliment

a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration, say something to someone that expresses praise, express respect or esteem for

commendation,tribute, bouquet, encomium, paean, accolade, panegyric,salutation, eulogy, homage

affront, slight, affront, epithet, epithet, slight,insult, insult, barb, barb

Sarah beamed when her friend complimented her new haircut.

The reviewer complimented the author on her unique writing style.

The chef humbly accepted the compliments on the delicious meal.

The architect received numerous compliments for the innovative design of the building.