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Noun: compliment  kóm-plu-munt
  1. A remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
Verb: compliment  kóm-plu-munt
  1. Say something to someone that expresses praise
    "He complimented her on her last physics paper";
    - congratulate
  2. Express respect or esteem for

Sounds like: complement

Derived forms: compliments, complimented, complimenting

Type of: congrats [informal], congratulations, extolment, greet, hats off [informal], kudos, pat on the back, praise

Encyclopedia: Compliment