congratulatory[ kuh n-grach-uh-luh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee or, often, -graj-, kuh ng- ]SEE DEFINITION OF congratulatory
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONGRATULATORY
Her gasp of astonishment was lost in the chorus of congratulatory cries.
But it nettled her that everybody should be so congratulatory, and nobody surprised.
See you not that your congratulatory work would have been easy?
"You have certainly had a narrow escape," he went on with a congratulatory smile.
"She was mistaken this time, if she never was before," said Bob, with a congratulatory smile.
Even during the morning she received a congratulatory message from the manager.
The general attitude of the assembly was good natured and congratulatory.
"It's beautiful," said Aunt Wealthy, taking it from him with a congratulatory smile.
"My dear, you've hit it," she said in a congratulatory voice.
The following is a report of these congratulatory deputations.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONGRATULATORY
- highly favorable
- with high praise
- with highest recommendation