congratulant

congratulant

[kuhn-grach-uh-luhnt or, often, -graj-, kuhng-]
adjective
1.
expressing or conveying congratulation.
noun
2.
a person who congratulates.

Origin:
1660–70; < Latin congrātulānt- (stem of congrātulāns, present participle of congrātulārī), equivalent to con- con- + grātul- (grāt-, stem of grātus pleasing + -ul- adj. suffix) + -ant- -ant

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