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 Meanings and Examples of COMPLIMENTARY
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 a.  expressing of praise, admiration, or congratulation; given free to repay a favor or as an act of courtesy
Classic Sentence:
1  As Miss Lamb had 'enjoyed' the story, this speech was not exactly grateful or complimentary.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
2  "A characteristic, but not exactly complimentary, congratulation," returned Laurie, still in an abject attitude, but beaming with satisfaction.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-THREE
3  Nothing but a heavy strain upon the good manners of the company kept back the due and proper complimentary laugh at this pleasant joke.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
4  Though she called me "boy" so often, and with a carelessness that was far from complimentary, she was of about my own age.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII
5  The papers in all parts of the United States published the address in full, and for months afterward there were complimentary editorial references to it.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XIV.
Example Sentence:
1  There was a complimentary bottle of champagne in the hotel room.
2  But the lady producer and her researcher, Cathy Meade, were both very complimentary about me.
3  The supermarket operates a complimentary shuttle service.
4  The staff have been very complimentary, and so have the customers.
5  There he said that he was simply trying to be complimentary toward Obama, but wasn't artful in doing so.