trade-last


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trade-last

(trād′lăst′)
n. Informal
A favorable remark that one has overheard about another person and offers to repeat to that person in exchange for a compliment overheard about oneself.

trade-last

n
informal US a compliment that one has heard about someone, which one offers to tell to that person in exchange for a compliment heard about oneself

trade′-last′



n.
a flattering remark relayed to the person so complimented by someone who heard it, in exchange for a similar compliment made about himself or herself. Abbr.: T.L., TL, t.l.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.trade-last - a compliment that I heard about you that I offer to trade for a compliment you have heard about metrade-last - a compliment that I heard about you that I offer to trade for a compliment you have heard about me
compliment - a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration