An expression of praise, commendation, or admiration

Before paying a compliment you should perhaps consider what a compliment is and can be. The dictionary explains a compliment as "an expression of praise, commendation, or admiration: A sincere compliment boosts one's morale.

Now, for a moment, think about your husband or partner. In these recessionary times things can get tough at the office. But you can help. With a since compliment you can give your guy a boost and even wow him. Dave Zinczenko of Yahoo Men's Health says that women don't need to go on about a guy's eyes or hair or clothes - what a guy really wants to hear is that he's the total package. Dave shares 10 powerful compliments here.