T. l.

T.L.

1.
Also, t.l. trade last.
2.
trade list.
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trade-last

[treyd-last, -lahst]
noun
Informal Older Use. a compliment that one has heard and that one offers to tell the person so complimented under the condition that that person will first report a compliment made about oneself. Abbreviation: T.L.

Origin:
1890–95, Americanism

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trade-last
 
n
informal (US) a compliment that one has heard about someone, which one offers to tell to that person in exchange for a compliment heard about oneself

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