Terd 10/21 – “Complimaint”

Complimaint (Complaint+Compliment):

1 Praise with undertones of discontent

2 Critical comment that’s unintentionally encouraging

Complimaint eg 1

Gal: Not a fan of your lyrics, but you have a beautiful voice

Singer: Thanks. What a nice complimaint

Complimaint eg 2

Waiter: The old lady at table 9 complained that there are too many big breasted girls working here

Manager: hmmm…more of a complimaint. Wouldn’t you agree?

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