Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [k'ɑmpləmɛnts]
meaning of the word
regard, wish, compliments
(usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare; "give him my kind regards"; "my best wishes"
'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.