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Pronunciation:  `kâmplu'menturee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  conveying or resembling a compliment; "a complimentary remark"
  2. [adj]  obsequiously complimentary; "they listened with flattering interest"
  3. [adj]  costing nothing; "complimentary tickets"

COMPLIMENTARY is a 13 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: adulatory, costless, encomiastic, eulogistic, flattering, free, gratis(p), gratuitous, laudatory, panegyric, panegyrical, praiseful, praising, unpaid
 Antonyms: uncomplimentary
 See Also: favorable, favourable



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Com`pli*men"ta*ry\, a.
Expressive of regard or praise; of the nature of, or
containing, a compliment; as, a complimentary remark; a
complimentary ticket. ``Complimentary addresses.''

Thesaurus Terms
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