: an expression of esteem, respect, affection, or admiration;
: an admiring remark
: best wishes : regards
- compliments of the season
—used in the phrase compliments of to identify the donor or source of a gift or free item or service
—often used ironically to identify the source of something that is not wanted
- For less than $10, she gets transportation to the real-estate tycoon's casino, a voucher worth about $13 in cash, a meal ticket and a coupon good for $5 on her next visit—all compliments of the casino.
- —Julie Amparano
- He received a speeding ticket, compliments of the state police.
- Add two more games to the list of area basketball postponements this week, compliments of wintry weather.
- —Marq Mitcham