trade-last

noun

: a complimentary remark by a third person that a hearer offers to repeat to the person complimented if he or she will first report a compliment made about the hearer

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of trade-last was in 1890

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Cite this Entry

“Trade-last.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trade-last. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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