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 Dictionary entry overview: What does complimentary mean? 

  The adjective COMPLIMENTARY has 2 senses:

1. conveying or resembling a compliment
2. costing nothing

  Familiarity information: COMPLIMENTARY used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1complimentary [BACK TO TOP]


Conveying or resembling a compliment

Context example:

a complimentary remark


encomiastic; eulogistic; panegyric; panegyrical (formally expressing praise)

laudatory; praiseful; praising (full of or giving praise)


favorable; favourable (encouraging or approving or pleasing)


uncomplimentary (tending to (or intended to) detract or disparage)

Sense 2complimentary [BACK TO TOP]


Costing nothing


costless; gratis; complimentary; gratuitous; free

Context examples:

complimentary tickets / free admission


unpaid (not paid)

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