Left-handed Compliment

What Does "Left-handed Compliment" Mean?

"Left-handed compliment" is an English idiom. It means "a compliment that also contains a criticism or unflattering remark."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "left-handed compliment" used in a sentence:

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See Also

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