Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: compliments
IPA transcription: [k'ɑmpləmɛnts]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: regard, wish, compliments
    Meaning: (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
Usage examples
  • 'My compliments to her.
  • Accept, mademoiselle, my compliments.
  • The bait used by those who go fishing for compliments.
  • We sang our Christmas music, and received many compliments.
  • Make my best compliments to Herriston; tell him I have been very ill.
  • He was open-handed with his compliments, but he would lay his guns himself.
  • But I say that we have had enough of this exchange of compliments for to-day.
  • 'Mary, my dear, sit down,' said Mr. Pickwick, cutting short these compliments.
  • My compliments to the head-master, and I beg he will grant the boys a holiday."
  • The footman placed in her hand a little box "with Madame du Launy's compliments," he said.