Definition of trade-last in English:

trade-last

noun

US
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  • A compliment from a third person that is relayed to the person complimented in exchange for a similarly relayed compliment.

    • ‘‘I have a trade-last for you, Ida,’ she said.’
    • ‘Now that I think about it, a trade-last is based on a similar idea, only you pay the goodwill backward instead of forward.’
    flattering remark, tribute, accolade, commendation, bouquet, pat on the back, encomium
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Pronunciation:

trade-last

/ˈtrādˌlast/