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
Then from 6-10 p.m. grab complimentary patriotic swag bags and listen to live music from Sucker Punch.
From 2 to 5 p.m., customers can get a complimentary second iced espresso drink of equal or lesser value.
A free children's race begins at 8:15 a.m. and children 8 and younger will receive a complimentary T-shirt.
New and existing Sprint customers can take advantage of the complimentary six-month trial of TIDAL HiFi at Sprint.
In response to the incident, UK conducted additional rules education for the football staff and noted the school requires all requests for complimentary admissions be provided to the ticket operations staff.
All ticket-holders receive complimentary bottled water, coffee, and bread.
Last season, the Tigers sold 8,876 season tickets, a figure that included students and complimentary tickets.
The great news is that these fares are found on major, full-service airlines that do not charge extra for carry-on or your first checked bag, and most still provide at least complimentary snacks, if not a full meal.
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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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