Definition of complimentary
Examples of complimentary in a sentence
Furtado is as complimentary about Elliott's manicure … as she is about Elliott's business acumen. —David A. Keeps, Rolling Stone, 16 Aug. 2001
In the bar that evening I at last had the Holiday Inn's complimentary drink, “Tropical Aura.” —V. S. Naipaul, Among the Believers, 1981
Wilbur had been feeling dizzier and dizzier through this long, complimentary speech. When he heard the crowd begin to cheer and clap again, he suddenly fainted away. —E. B. White, Charlotte's Web, 1952
She made complimentary remarks about his work.
They handed out complimentary brochures.
The restaurant offers valet parking as a complimentary service.
Recent Examples of complimentary from the web
Meehan’s Public House: Swing by the Downtown location after the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl to ring in 2017 with a complimentary midnight toast.
Ring in the New Year at the bar with a complimentary champagne toast at midnight.
The complimentary cheesecake can be redeemed Jan. 1 – March 31, 2017 and is limited to one per guest per visit.
The Club at ATL offers cushy seats and complimentary snacks and beverages, among other amenities.
But others who escaped with their lives have not been so complimentary.
Telly's is also one of the few restaurants in Astoria that fries up loukoumades, and serves them (complimentary) to guests.
Airport lounge access, no-fee foreign transactions, complimentary Boingo Wi-Fi, and $200 annual airline credit; all of which help take the sting out of the annual $450 fee.
AJC found a few restaurants that offer complimentary meals for younger children.
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Origin and Etymology of complimentary
First Known Use: 1714
COMPLIMENTARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of complimentary for English Language Learners
: expressing praise or admiration for someone or something
: given for free
COMPLIMENTARY Defined for Kids
Definition of complimentary for Students
1 : expressing or containing praise, approval, respect, or admiration complimentary remarks
2 : given free as a courtesy or favor complimentary tickets
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