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trade-last

[treyd-last, -lahst] /ˈtreɪdˌlæst, -ˌlɑst/
noun
1.
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
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for trade last

trade-last

noun
1.
(US, informal) 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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