A backhanded compliment.
"That's such a nice dress. It does wonders for your figure."

This person has just delievered a complisult.
viết bởi Ira G 07 Tháng năm, 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.
viết bởi VinBot 12 Tháng hai, 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
viết bởi 403Forbidden 29 Tháng tám, 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"
viết bởi chitsb 09 Tháng một, 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
viết bởi miss tumblr 13 Tháng một, 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."
viết bởi Dos Manos 21 Tháng bảy, 2011
A compliment with an implied insult.
That dress doesn't make you look THAT fat". "Wow, thanks for the complisult!"
viết bởi ilivelaffluvx3 08 Tháng tư, 2011

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