A remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration.
Dutch: compliment, pluim, pluimpje
Polish: duser, komplement
Say something to someone that expresses praise:
— He complimented her on her last physics paper.
Roget 896: congratulate, gratulate†; felicitate; give one joy, wish one joy; compliment; tender one's congratulations, offer one's congratulations; wish many happy returns of the day, wish a merry Christmas and a happy new year. praise, laud (commendation) ... show more
Express respect or esteem for.
Moby thesaurus: TL, acclaim, accolade, adulate, adulation, applaud, benevolence, beslobber, beslubber, best wishes, blandish, blandishment, blarney, bless, blessing, blessings, boon, bouquet, bunkum, cajole ... show more.
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