Reverse Dictionary: COMPLE – COMPN


COMPLETE, COMPLETED, COMPLETENESS, COMPLETING, COMPLETION – ADJECTIVES
– complete, absolute UP-AND-DOWN M19 sl.
– complete, absolute UP-AND-DOWN-STAIRS M19 sl.
– complete, absolute, unequivocal DEADWOOD M19 US sl.
– complete, certain, total, utter DEAD-BANG 1985 Amer. sl.
– complete, clean QUIT 1583 obs. rare
– complete, entire, genuine GUNGOO 20C Royal Navy usage
– complete, entire, partial or fragmentary IMPARTIAL a1716 obs. rare
– complete, entire; perfect TEETOTAL 1884
– complete, entire, whole HALE a1300
– complete, filled up ACCOMPLETE a1450 obs. rare
– complete, full, entire, esp. of time SOLID M19
– complete, fully developed FULL-BLOWN 1602
– complete, maximum, absolute, very FULL-ON 1970 US
– complete or thorough PROPER c1430 colloq., chiefly Brit.
– complete, outright; very great; enormous; considerable ALMIGHTY 1824 colloq.
– complete, perfect QUADRATE 1608 obs.
– complete, perfect SATURATE 1682 obs.
– complete, thorough HANDSOME B1900 Eng. dial.
– complete, thorough NEAT Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– complete, thorough, downright THICK 1900 Eng. dial.
– complete, thorough, full; characterized by fullness or completeness PLENITUDINARY 1647 rare
– complete, thoroughgoing, unqualified OUT-AND-OUT E19
– complete, thorough, real REGULAR 1836 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– complete, thorough, utter, absolute, arrant BODACIOUS 1887 Amer. dial.
– complete, unassailable AIRTIGHT L19 US colloq.
– complete, undoubted, thorough, absolute FAIR 1872
– complete, utter DEAD E17
– complete, utter DEAD-SET 1965 Aust. sl.
– completed, finished APAST 1941 Amer. dial.
– completed, finished IN THE CAN 1934 US sl., orig. film jargon
– completed successfully MADE 1950s US sl.
– having completed a task HOME FREE 1960s Amer. sl.
– having completed the longest, most difficult, or crucial part of a task AROUND THE BEND 20C Amer. sl.
 
COMPLETE etc. – INTERJECTIONS
– used to signify that something is successfully completed KENO! 1890 Amer. dial.
 
COMPLETE etc. – NOUNS
– a being complete or finished; completeness; perfection ABSOLUTENESS 1551 obs.
– a completion; a final treatment, a summary; the end, the conclusion WRAP-UP 1950s Amer. sl.
– a completion; a finishing stroke END-ALL Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– a finishing stroke IRKER Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– anything complete and thorough of its kind; a convincing argument THROUGHER;  THRUFFER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– anything that completes or perfects, that adds grace or ornament to body or mind ACCOMPLEMENT 1587 obs.
 completeness IMPARTIALITY a1716 obs. rare
– completing, bringing to perfection TOPPING UP 1890
– completion, fulfilment ADIMPLETION 1650 obs. rare
– the finishing stroke or touch LAST HAND 1614 obs.
 
COMPLETE etc. – VERBS
– to bring to completion or perfection through discipline, hard work, etc. LICK INTO SHAPE 19C colloq., orig. US
– to bring to completion or perfection; to consummate SUM c1592 obs.
– to complete a task before a stated time BEAT THE CLOCK 1885
– to complete a task, etc. MOP UP 20C colloq.
– to complete or conclude something, esp. a business transaction, satisfactorily or successfully; to finish, to finalize BUTTON UP 1906 colloq.
– to complete, to accomplish, to fulfil FURNISH 1477 obs.
– to complete, to bring to a conclusion; to put and end to, to cause to cease; to terminate TERMINE c1390 obs.
– to complete, to finish WRAP 1970s Amer. movies & television usage; WRAP UP 1926 Amer. sl.
– to complete, to round off ICE (OFF) 1980s sl.
– to have completed a task or arrived at your destination CALL FOR THE BUTTER 1975 US sl.
– to make complete or perfect, to bring to perfection PERFECTIONATE 1570


COMPLETELY – ADVERBS
– completely ACROSS LOTS 1848 sl.
– completely ALL THE WAY 1910s
– completely BACK AND FACE 1820 Sc.
– completely FROM ASS TO APPETITE 1952 Amer. sl.
– completely HEAD AND CROP 1854 Eng. dial.
– completely JAMB-KE-DAB;  JAM-KE-DAB 1944 Amer. dial.
– completely PARALYTIC 1900s Aust. sl.
– completely SANDBAG AND JEMMY 1900s Aust. sl.
– completely STOCK AND BLOCK B1900
– completely STUMP AND RUMP Bk1904 sl.
– completely TO THE BALLS 1935 US sl.
– completely, absolutely, exactly, simply POINT-BLANK 1851 Amer. dial.
– completely, absolutely, intensely FULL OUT 1918 US
– completely, absolutely, keenly for or against something DEAD-NUTS 1887 US sl.
– completely, absolutely, utterly OUT-AND-OUT L18
– completely, all over ALL AROUND MY HAT M19 sl.
– completely, all over BACK AND BELLY Bk1903
– completely, all over BACK AND SIDE c1400 obs.
– completely, altogether ALL BEDENE c1200 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– completely, altogether IN ALL SORTS 1559 obs.
– completely, altogether NECK AND CROP 1816
– completely, altogether NECK AND HEELS a1734 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– completely, altogether QUITELY a1300 obs.
– completely, altogether QUITEMENT a1300 obs. rare
– completely, altogether; certainly, without doubt FOR FAIR 1893 US
– completely, altogether, without reserve; with great earnestness HEAD AND HEELS Bk1902 Eng. dial.
– completely, altogether, without reserve; with great earnestness HEAD AND HIDE 1868 Sc.
– completely, altogether, without reserve; with great earnestness HEAD AND TAIL 1853 Sc.
– completely, certainly, actually, truly, undoubtedly HAILUMLY;  HALUMLIE;  HELIMLY 1768 Sc. obs.
– completely, comprehensively ALL TO THUNDER L19 US sl.
– completely, deeply HEAD AND EARS 1824 Amer. dial.
– completely, deeply HEAD OVER EARS 1822 Amer. dial.
– completely, directly SLAP M19 sl.
– completely, directly, properly, regularly ABOUT EAST 1856 Amer. dial.
– completely; directly, straight, all the way SMACK-SMOOTH 1871 Amer. dial.
– completely, downright, thoroughly, utterly, absolutely EVEN-DOWN 1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– completely, effectively, entirely CLEAN AS A MACKEREL 1885 Sc.
– completely, entirely BALLS AND ALL 1952 US sl.
– completely, entirely BODILY Bk1911 Sc.
– completely, entirely BODY AND BREECHES 1901 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely BUTTONS AND BUTTONHOLES 1889 Sc.
– completely, entirely HOUSE AND HALL 1827 Sc.
– completely, entirely KIT AND BILIN’ 1967 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely KIT AND KILLYBANG 1966 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely SMOOTH 1984 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely TIDDY UMPTY 1930s African-American sl.
– completely, entirely TO A FARE-THEE-WELL 1942 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely UMPTY 1930s African-American sl.
– completely, entirely, absolutely, very PLUM 1858 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely, fully; all the way JAM 1905 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely, fully; all the way JAM UP 1835 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely, wholly LOCK AND BARREL 1966 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely, wholly LOCK AND CABOODLE 1966 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely, wholly LOCK, BARREL, AND STOCK 1966 Amer. dial.
– completely, entirely, wholly LOCK, STOCK, AND FIRING PIN 1948 Amer. dial.
– completely, everything, entirely HAIR HOOF AND HIDE M19 sl.
– completely, everything, entirely HIDE AND HAIR M19 sl.
– completely, everything, entirely HIDE AND TALLOW M19 sl.
– completely, everything, entirely HILT AND HAIR M19 sl.
– completely, everything, entirely, wholly, totally HAIR AND HIDE c1450 obs.
– completely, exactly SMACK 1859 Amer. dial.
– completely, exactly, precisely SMACK-DAB 1902 Amer. dial.
– completely, extensively TO THE EYEBALLS 1886 colloq.
– completely, extensively UP TO THE EYEBALLS 1933 colloq.
– completely, extremely BODACIOUS 1845 Amer. dial.
– completely, extremely DAD-BURNED 20C US sl.
– completely, extremely RANK 1607
– completely, from beginning to end FROM SOUP TO NUTS 1910 US colloq.
– completely, from top to toe NEB AND FEATHER 1825 Sc.
– completely, fully ALL-OUT 1885
– completely, fully, all EVERY BIT AND GRAIN 1907 Amer. dial.
– completely, fully, out-and-out UP-HEAPED AND DOWN-THRUSTEN Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– completely, fully, quite FAIR c1330 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– completely, fully, quite TO THE FULL 1340
– completely, in every way; at every opportunity ALL DOWN THE LINE 1976 UK sl.
– completely, out-and-out; used as an intensifier FATAL 1927 Amer. dial.
– completely, perfectly PARFITLY 1825 Eng. dial.
– completely, perfectly, entirely CLEAN AS A LEEK 1725 Sc.
– completely, perfectly, thoroughly DOWN TO THE BRICKS M19
– completely, perfectly, thoroughly, DOWN TO THE MUCK M19
– completely, properly, absolutely FAIRLINS 1891 Sc.
– completely, quite DAMNLY 1968 Amer. dial.
– completely, quite, altogether ALL TO NAUGHT Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– completely, quite, altogether ALL TO NOTHING Bk1898 Eng. dial.
– completely, really, very much BACK 1942 African-American sl.
– completely, root and branch, entirely RAP AND STOW 1824 Sc.
– completely, surpassingly HALLOW Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– completely, thoroughly ALL HOLLER;  ALL HOLLOW 1815 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly ALL OVER 1844 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly ALL TO 1950 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly BARE c1340 obs.
– completely, thoroughly FEXATIALLY;  FEXATIOUSLY 1931 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly FINATIALLY 1931 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly FROM HEAD TO FOOT a1300
– completely, thoroughly FURTHERLY c1175 obs.
– completely, thoroughly HEAD AND FOOT 1784
– completely, thoroughly PROPER 1508 colloq.
– completely, thoroughly THROUGHWAYS 1819 Eng. dial.
– completely, thoroughly TO THE BACKBONE 1864
– completely, thoroughly TO THE SKIN 1605
– completely, thoroughly TO THE EARS 1877 Amer. sl.
– completely, thoroughly, absolutely, extremely; wholeheartedly DEAD 1589
– completely, thoroughly, altogether ALL-TO-PIECES 1875 Eng. dial.
– completely, thoroughly; clearly FAIRLINGS Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, exactly BANG 1885 Eng. & Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, extremely BARDACIOUSLY 1901 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, extremely BIDACIOUSLY 1915 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, extremely BODACIOUSLY 1843 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, extremely BODIACIOUSLY 1972 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, extremely BODYACIOUSLY 1832 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, from head to toe ASS UP TO TEACUP 1967 Amer. dial.
– completely, thoroughly, fully; usually in phrase, ‘to go thorough-stitch’, to perform something thoroughly, carry it out completely and effectually THOROUGH-STITCH 1579 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– completely, thoroughly; very GAINLY c1350 obs. exc. Eng. dial.
– completely, through everything, fully, wholly, thoroughly BACK AND EDGE 1641
– completely, throughout, all over ALOW AND ALOFT 1827 Amer. dial.
– completely, to a great extent; thoroughly; having a large amount of UP TO ONE’S ARMPITS 1958 Amer. sl.
– completely, to the end AFINE c1325 obs.
– completely, to the greatest degree GOOD AND PROPER 1928 UK sl.
– completely; totally DEADASS 1971 Amer. sl.
– completely; totally FLAT OUT 1930
– completely, totally FULL SESH Bk1990 Amer. sl.
– completely, unconditionally; wholly; absolutely, positively BARELY c1340 obs.
– completely, unreservedly SOLID L19
– completely, utterly BLOOD 1990s Aust. & US sl.
– completely, utterly CATAWAMPIOUSLY 1836 Amer. dial. obs.
– completely, utterly CATAWAMPOUS 1940 Amer. dial. obs.
– completely, utterly DEAD-SET 1947 Aust. sl.
– completely, utterly, comprehensively DEAD TO THE CURB 1950s African-American sl.
– completely, utterly, thoroughly, decisively, violently FROM HELL TO BREAKFAST 1928 Amer. dial.
– completely, utterly, thoroughly, decisively, violently FROM HELL TO BUSH 1928 Amer. dial.
– completely, utterly, totally, absolutely DEAD-BANG 1919 Amer. police usage
– completely, utterly, to the furthest extent ALL TO MUCK L18 sl.
– completely, utterly, vigorously; fiercely, eagerly, violently CATAWAMPOUSLY 1834 Amer. sl.
– completely, utterly, vigorously; fiercely, eagerly, violently CATAWAMPTIOUSLY 1857 Amer. sl.
– completely, very much, exactly BEDAMNED L16
– completely, very much, exactly DAMN M19
– completely, very much, exactly DAMNED L16
– completely, wholly ALL-UTTERLY Bk1898 Sc. obs.
– completely, wholly HAILILIE 1827 Sc. obs.;  HAILLY 1827 Sc.
– completely, wholly, altogether NECK AND SCRAG Bk1904 Eng. dial.
– completely, wholly, entirely HALE c1375 obs. exc. Sc. & N. Eng. dial.
– completely, with all one’s strength, with great energy, in earnest TOOTH AND TOENAIL 1828 Amer. dial.
– completely, within and without INGATE AND OUTGATE 1898 Sc.
 
COMPLETELY – VERBS
– to do a thing completely or thoroughly GO THE ENTIRE ANIMAL 1864 rare
– to do a thing completely or thoroughly GO THE EXTREME ANIMAL 1839 rare
– to do a thing completely or thoroughly GO THE GUNTZ 1958 UK sl. rare
– to do a thing completely or thoroughly GO THE WHOLE ANIMAL 1833 rare


COMPLEX, COMPLEXITY – ADJECTIVES
complex, intricate; roundabout SINUOUS 1853
extremely complex NONTRIVIAL 1997 US sl.

COMPLEX etc. – NOUNS
a complex, confused, and distasteful state of affairs; a complicated enigma CANFUL OF ANGLE-WORMS 1927-28 US
a complex, confused, and distasteful state of affairs; a complicated enigma CAN OF WORMS 1927-28 US
a complexity or intricacy SINUOSITY 1827
an annoying or troublesome complexity FUSS AND PALAVER 1892
anything that is over-complex or over-expensive to achieve its essentially simple purpose CAMAC 19C Irish sl.
– complexity, abstruseness, intricacy SUBTLETY a1300 obs.


COMPLEXION, COMPLEXIONED – ADJECTIVES
– coarse in complexion, with pimples SPLODGY B1900 sl.
– colourless in complexion, very pale, deathly DEATHLY-LIKE B1900 Eng. dial.
– complexioned; featured AVISED 1877 Eng. dial.
– complexioned; visaged VIZ’D Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– dark-complexioned DARK-AVISED 1918 Sc.
– dark-complexioned DARK-LOOKING Bk1900 Eng. dial.
– dark-complexioned, swarthy OOZLIE;  OOZLY 1808 Sc.
– dark-complexioned, swarthy OZELLY B1900 Sc.
– fair-complexioned FAIR-AVISED 1929 Sc.
 having a dark complexion, swarthy BLACK-AVISED 1856 Sc. & Eng. dial.
– having a healthy glow; fair and rosy-cheeked; said of the complexion, skin BRIGHT c1250 obs.
– having a light complexion FAIR-SKINNED 1546
– having an olive complexion OLIVASTER 1626 obs.
– having a pale complexion DOUGH-FACED 1773
– having a pale sickly complexion GREEN a1275
– having a ruddy complexion, high-coloured, florid, fiery-faced RANCIE;  RANCY;  RANSIE 1805 Sc.
– having a sickly yellow or brownish yellow colour; said of the complexion SALLOW a1000
– having a spotty, inflamed complexion MEASLE-FACED 1790 Eng. dial.
– having a yellow complexion TANSY-FACED 1614
– having the freshness of life; said of the complexion QUICK a1225 obs. rare
– of a swarthy complexion DACKLIE 1825 Sc. obs.
 of dark or grimy complexion BLACK-FAVOURED 1843 Ireland
– of olive complexion OLIVART 1885 rare
– of swarthy complexion BLACK-FYSE Bk1911 Sc.
– pale; said of the complexion UNDERDONE L19 sl.
– pale, sickly; said of the complexion SALVY 1897 Eng. dial.
– pallid, pasty; pale and somewhat flabby or bloated; said of the complexion or face DOUGHY 1763
 
COMPLEXION etc. – NOUNS
– a pale complexion NIGHTCLUB TAN 1973 Brit. sl.
– a pallid complexion FRESH-WHITES L19 sl.
– complexion and skin; the visible outer part of the body HIDE AND HUE c1330 obs.
– complexion; colour of the face BLEE a1225 arch.
– complexion, hue, look or appearance of the face and skin LEER a700 obs.
 
COMPLEXION etc. – NOUNS, PERSON
– a dark-complexioned person TAWNEY;  TAWNY 1660 arch.
– a dark-complexioned (tawny) person TANNY Bk1880 Eng. dial.
– a fair-complexioned wench BLEACHED MORT 1785 cant
– a light-complexioned person FAIRSKIN 1842
– a nickname for those with dark complexion or hair DARK 1910s Aust. sl.
– an old man who retains a high complexion RANSIE-LUGGED CARLE 1825 Sc.
– a notably dark-complexioned person NAGO 1940s W. Indies sl.
– any dark-complexioned person, esp. if belonging to a group traditionally considered to be somewhat excitable or primitive in emotional matters; a Jew or a Turk ARAB 20C Amer. sl.
– a person of dark complexion, small stature, and with a profusion of hair MOTHIEWORT Bk1866 Sc.
– a person of dark complexion, small stature, and with a profusion of hair MOULDYWARP 1899 Sc.
– a person with a fair complexion FAIR 1771 obs.
– a very African-looking person, with a dark complexion, short of stature, and broad features ZOMBIE 1983 African-American sl.
– a woman or girl of olive complexion OLIVE 1713
– a woman with a dark complexion; esp. in South and Central America, a woman of mixed descent or of African origin MORENA 1868
 
COMPLEXION etc. – VERBS
– to grow pale; said of the complexion FALL c1369 obs.
– to hide defects and improve the complexion; to paint the face with ‘fard’ FARD a1450 obs.


COMPLIANCE, COMPLIANT – ADJECTIVES
compliant, obedient, dutiful, submissive MORIGEROUS c1600
compliant, obedient; ready to hear; dutiful, devout HEARSUM;  HERSUM c900 obs.
compliant, obedient; susceptible to persuasion; accommodating, gracious ABLE c1384 obs.
compliant, submissive, yielding; capable of obedience; obedient, docile OBEDIBLE 1622 obs. rare
compliant, subservient; bland, soothing, insinuating, fawning OLEAGINOUS 1859
compliant, tractable, obedient; pliant BUXOM c1175 obs.
compliant, unwilling to make a fuss or cause trouble NICE 1950s W. Indies sl.
compliant with the will or wishes of another, esp. of a superior; prompt to serve, please, or follow directions; obedient, dutiful OBSEQUIOUS a1450 rare
compliant, yielding, obedient, submissive OBSEQUENT 1520 obs.
unduly or servilely compliant; ignobly submissive; manifesting or characterized by servile complaisance; fawning, cringing, sycophantic OBSEQUIOUS 1602

COMPLIANCE etc. – NOUNS
compliance, complaisance, obsequiousness OBSEQUENCE 1603 rare
compliance, obedience BIDDABLENESS Bk1898 Eng. dial.
compliance of manner, deportment OBEISANCE Bk1905 Eng. dial.
ready compliance or obedience; eagerness to serve or please; dutiful service OBSEQUIOUSNESS 1447 now rare or obs.
ready compliance with the will or pleasure of another, esp. of a superior; deferential service OBSEQUY 1432-50 obs.


COMPLICATED – ADJECTIVES
– complicated, entangled MISRED 1789 Sc. obs.
– complicated, intricate, entangled, involved INTRINSE 1605 obs.
– complicated, intricate, involved, inextricable LABYRINTHINE 1840
– complicated, intricate, twisted QUIRKIE;  QUIRKY 1896 Sc.
– complicated, involved NETWORK 1675 obs. rare
– complicated, labyrinthine LABYRINTHAL 1669 rare
– complicated, labyrinthine LABYRINTHIAL a1550 obs.
– complicated, labyrinthine LABYRINTHIAN a1550 obs.
– complicated, labyrinthine LABYRINTHIC 1641
– complicated, labyrinthine LABYRINTHICAL 1641 rare
– complicated, weird HAIRY 1960s sl.
– full of complications LABYRINTHED 1650 obs. rare
– having a complicated plot; involved IMPLEX 1710 obs. rare
– involved, complicated IMPLEXED a1619 obs.
 
COMPLICATED – NOUNS
– a complicated, bothersome situation PARANGLES 1940s W. Indies sl.
– a complicated enigma; a confused, complex, and distasteful state of affairs CANFUL OF ANGLE-WORMS 1927-28 US
– a complicated enigma; a confused, complex, and distasteful state of affairs CAN OF WORMS 1927-28 US
– a complicated or difficult situation (esp. political or dramatic); a confused misunderstanding or disagreement EMBROGLIO;  IMBROGLIO 1818
– a complicated state of things TATHER Bk1905 Eng. dial.
– any complicated or puzzling thing MOLLY-HOGAN 1960 Amer. dial.
– something complicated; an intricate movement, a tangle INVOLUTION 1611
– something overly complicated PAKAPOO TICKET 1951 Aust. sl.
 
COMPLICATED – VERBS
– to do something in a complicated and indirect way GO AROUND THE MUSHROOM 1968 Amer. dial.


COMPLICATION – NOUNS
complication, entanglement, involution IMPLICITY 1602 obs. rare
complication, intertwining IMPLEXION 1678 obs. rare
complications, harassment, trouble STATIC 1926 US sl.


COMPLIMENT – NOUNS
– a back-handed compliment IRISH COMPLIMENT M19 sl.
– a compliment given or reported on condition of receiving one in exchange ALASKAN TRADE 1966 Amer. dial.
– a compliment given or reported on condition of receiving one in exchange BID 1968 Amer. dial.
– a compliment given or reported on condition of receiving one in exchange LASSO TRADE 1968 Amer. dial.
– a compliment given or reported on condition of receiving one in exchange LAST-GO-SWAP 1965 Amer. dial.
– a compliment given or reported on condition of receiving one in exchange LAST-GO-TRADE 1930 Amer. dial.
 a compliment given or reported on condition of receiving one in exchange TRADE-LAST 1891 Amer. dial.
– a compliment or commendation; enthusiastic approval; praise WRAP;  WRAP-UP 1939 Aust. sl.
– a compliment or commendation; praise RAP;  RAP-UP 1939 Aust. sl.
– a congratulatory compliment, congratulation PARABIEN 1622 obs.
– a left-handed compliment; innuendo LEFTY 1968 US entertainment industry usage
– an insincere or back-handed compliment LEFT-HANDED COMPLIMENT 1881 colloq.
– a valueless, worthless compliment FARTHING-COMPLIMENT 1893 Sc.
– compliments and fair words SPANISH MONEY L17 sl.
– compliments, respects BAISEMAINS 1707
– compliments, respects BAISEMENTS c1654 obs. rare
– effusive compliments MAD PROPS 1994 US sl.
 meaningless compliments; trivial or superficial remarks AIRY NOTHINGS c1330
 
COMPLIMENT – NOUNS, PERSON
 a person who compliments another grossly and to his face; a backbiter FACE-FLATTERER 1859
 a petty complimenter COMPLEMENTASTER 1635 obs.
 
COMPLIMENT – PHRASES
– said when someone wants to pass on a compliment about you, in exchange for one about himself EAT A FILIPINO WITH ONE 1968 Amer. dial.
 
COMPLIMENT – VERBS
 to compliment ACCOMPLIMENT 1601 obs. rare
– to compliment or praise a person STROKE M20 US colloq.
– to compliment, to praise TAKE ONE’S HAT OFF TO M19 sl.
 to compliment, to praise, to extol BRAG ON 1860 Amer. dial.
– to compliment unduly; to flatter; to praise fulsomely LOSENGE 1422 obs.
– to exchange compliments TRADE LASTS 1900 Amer. dial.
– to pay compliments THROW BOUQUETS 1904 US colloq.
– to pay compliments; to make flattering speeches OIL ONE’S LUG 1843 Sc.


COMPLY, COMPLYING – ADJECTIVES
– complying, obedient MORIGERATE a1533 rare
– complying, obedient, willing, docile; ready to do what is bidden BIDDABLE 1826
 
COMPLY etc. – VERBS
– to comply with a person’s will, to follow another’s advice or one’s own inclinations or devices SUE 1362 obs.
– to comply with requirements; to get on the ball GET IN THE BUGGY 1966 Amer. dial.
– to comply with requirements; to get on the ball STAY IN THE BUGGY 1927 Amer. college sl.
– to comply with the conditions of SUE a1300 obs.
– to comply with, to concede; to agree, esp. tacitly; to concur in; to raise no objections to ACQUIESCE 1613
– to comply with, to yield, to submit to KNUCKLE DOWN 1735
– to comply with, to yield to, to obey OBSEQUE 1720 obs. rare
– to comply with, to yield to, to obey OBTEMPER c1489 obs.
– to comply with, to yield to, to submit to, obey; to be obedient OBTEMPERATE 1432-50
– to comply, to obey; to do as commanded MORIGERATE 1623 obs.