Definition of complimentary in English:


Syllabification: com·pli·men·ta·ry
Pronunciation: /ˌkämpləˈmen(t)ərē
, ˌkämpləˈmentrē


1Expressing a compliment; praising or approving: Jennie was very complimentary about Kathy’s riding complimentary remarks
More example sentences
  • Even the odd complimentary remark can annoy me a little.
  • We have received some very complimentary remarks from our customers about the facilities and the services we offer.
  • Except for complimentary remarks about the food, little was said during the meal.
flattering, appreciative, congratulatory, admiring, approving, commendatory, favorable, glowing, adulatory
informal rave
2Given or supplied free of charge: a complimentary bottle of wine
More example sentences
  • You will get a complimentary bottle of California wine and your service charge is waived in the Traveler.
  • At most, I could get a complimentary bottle of wine, but inspiration came free, he said.
  • Each sponsor will be proved with two complimentary tickets for the show, valued at €10 each.
free, free of charge, gratis, for nothing;
informal on the house

Definition of complimentary in: