Comper



[komp] /kɒmp/ Informal.

noun
1.
a ticket, book, service, etc., provided free of charge to specially chosen recipients.
adjective
2.
; free of charge:
I received a comp copy of her book.
verb (used with object)
3.
to provide with a comp:
Some casinos comped the biggest spenders, providing rooms and meals on the house.
4.
to provide free of charge:
His meals and drinks at the hotel were often comped.
/ˈkɒmpə/
noun
1.
(informal) a person who regularly enters competitions in newspapers, magazines, etc, esp competitions offering consumer goods as prizes
/kɒmp/
noun
1.
a compositor
2.
an accompanist
3.
an accompaniment
4.
a competition
verb
5.
(intransitive) to work as a compositor in the printing industry
6.
to play an accompaniment (to)
noun

a person who regularly enters competitions
Usage Note

slang
n.

“complimentary ticket,” 1885, short for complimentary. Meaning “nonpaying guest” is attested by 1930s; generalized to “anything given free” by 1960s. As a verb, by 1974. Related: Comped; comping. As a shortening of compensation (especially worker’s/workman’s) it was in use by 1970s.

noun

verb

: The hotel will comp you for just about anything you want/ Now, because I’m a high roller, everything is comped. I don’t pay for anything
1.
complimentary
2.
composition (academic course)

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