A present in verbal form.
friend 1: "I love your t-shirt!"
friend 2: "I love your face!"
friend 1: "Thank you for that compliment!"
friend 2: "Thank you as well!"
Something nice said about someone else, often to the "someone else" about whom the nice thing is said. Great for self-esteem.
Dan complimented Joe for being honest enough to admit that he had actually thought it was spelled 'Mientkiewich'
Synonym for "offend".
"In this day and age, a guy can't compliment a girl without receiving trouble."
ME: "You look nice today."
GIRL: "Oh my God get the fuck away from me you fucking loser!!"
GUY: "You look nice today."
GIRL: "Fuck you."
GIRL: "You look nice today."
GIRL: "Aaw, thanks."