An insult that seems like a compliment until you think about it.
Example: Person 1: Did you cut your hair? It looks nice, although there's a lot of gray in it.

Person 2: Um, thanks.

People who like to use complisults are usually people who have no clue, are narcissists, have no social skills or tact, or they just feel threatened and insecure, i.e., lizard- titted middle- aged menopausal women who are attention grabbing twits.
by ponylovr June 11, 2010
A backhanded compliment.
"That's such a nice dress. It does wonders for your figure."

This person has just delievered a complisult.
by Ira G May 07, 2006
When one makes a statement to another that is part compliment, part insult.

Popularized by the NBC show Community.
Nurse: He'd like to see Annie next...

Jeff: You know what? No. He'll see Jeff next.

*Gets up to Leave*

Nurse: Wait, you're not suppo-

Jeff: Or what? You'll do twice the work of a doctor for half the pay?

*Leaves Defiantly*

Nurse: ... Thank you?

Britta: Call it a Complisult. Part compliment, part insult-He invented them. I coined the term. See what I did there? That was an Explanabrag.
by VinBot February 12, 2012
An compliment mixed with an insult, neither hidden.
Sdean: You have nice eyes there, big nose
Sdean: see thats a compliment mixed with an insult I call it a complisult
by 403Forbidden August 29, 2006
A compliment that is really an insult, or an insult that is really a compliment
"He called me a wannabe geek. Now I'm not sure if he was being nice or mean. I suppose he meant it as a complisult"
by chitsb January 09, 2009
An insult worded in the form of a compliment, or an accidental insult meant to be a compliment.
Instead of an insult, that bitch gave me a complisult to try to seem nice. "I see you look less fat than usual today." insult compliment wrongdoing accident
by miss tumblr January 13, 2014
When you are complimented and insulted in the same sentence.
Example of a complisult: "You are not the smartest person I know, but you are not the dumbest either."
by Dos Manos July 21, 2011
A compliment with an implied insult.
That dress doesn't make you look THAT fat". "Wow, thanks for the complisult!"
by ilivelaffluvx3 April 08, 2011

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