Translation of "compliment" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkɒm·plɪ·mənt/ us /ˈkɑm·plə·mənt/

something good that you say about someone, showing that you admire them

verb uk /ˈkɒm·plɪ·mənt/ us /ˈkɑm·plə·ment/

to praise or express admiration for someone

He complimented me on my writing.

(Translation of “compliment” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkompləmənt/

an expression of praise or flattery

cumplido, halago
He’s always paying her compliments.
complimentary /-ˈmen-/ adjective

(opposite uncomplimentary)

flattering or praising

complimentary remarks.

given free

gratuito, de regalo
a complimentary ticket.
with compliments

used when sending a gift etc

gentileza de, cortesía de
’With compliments from a secret admirer’.
to pay a compliment (not complement).

(Translation of “compliment” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)