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
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.
Volunteers will receive complimentary refreshments of fruit and coffee in the morning and water all day, with a pizza lunch served at the close of the event.
During six evenings this summer, families can enjoy complimentary popcorn and face painting while watching movies under the stars at Shamrock Park, 39 N. Hickory Ave.
On the second Wednesday of each month, the History Museum of Mobile invites guests to bring their own lunch and enjoy complimentary beverages while listening to a presentation on a wide range of historical and cultural topics.
Fliers who pay extra for Economy Plus seating will get free hot meals and a complimentary alcoholic drink on the updated transcontinental service, which starts July 1.
There will be a cash bar and complimentary hor d’oeuvres plus the opportunity to mingle with select legends and catch up with other CWF Archive group members.
Work by former ArtPop artists (and more) will be auctioned and your ticket includes entrance to the party, complimentary spirits and light hors d’oeuvres.
Adoption Guild tournament volunteers have planned special events including a tournament party Sunday at 6 p.m. at Palisades, which will have local food vendors, complimentary beer and wine and entertainment.
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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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