- 匿名使用者2 0 年前最佳解答
a back-handed compliment
A backhanded compliment is something that sounds like something nice, but when
you stop and consider the entire statement it's actually kind of mean.
- 匿名使用者2 0 年前
left-handed compliment = backhanded compliment 話中帶諷刺的假讚美Also, backhanded compliment. An insult in the guise of an expression of praise. For example, She said she liked my hair, but it turned out to be a left-handed compliment when she asked how long I'd been dyeing it. This expression uses left-handed in the sense of “questionable or doubtful,” a usage dating from about 1600.