13 Funny (and Punny) Compliments That’ll Win Everyone Over

Who doesn't love a good pat on the back? Here, we've rounded up 13 funny compliments that are sure to make anyone's day.

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Make someone’s day today

Receiving compliments is actually good for your health. It increases happiness, can make your relationships better, and helps to improve performance. Research has even found that giving someone a compliment is akin to giving someone cash. And since laughter really is the best medicine (that’s right, it can reduce stress and boost your immune system), there’s nothing better than giving a funny compliment. It’s free, kind and can make someone’s day. These are 13 of the funniest compliments to start doling out to the most important people in your life ASAP.

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For the movie buff

Awards season is right around the corner, so what better way to serve up a funny compliment than with something Academy Award-themed. And if you’re talking to someone with a cheesy sense of humor, then this corny compliment will definitely cheer them up.

Don’t miss these inspiring Oscar acceptance speeches!

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For your confidant

Who’s the friend that makes you feel welcome, wanted, and comfortable? You know, someone who’s like a walking hug—kind of like a calming weighted blanket for your soul. They’re the one to text this compliment to right now.

Remember these coffee puns for a whole latte laughs!

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For your BFF

It may not be a gift, but this funny compliment is something free you can gift to your BFF at any time.

Check out these hilarious jokes from Canada’s best comedians!

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For your crush

Not punny enough for you? How about: “You must be a banana because I find you very a-peeling.” Still no? “I love you from my head tomatoes.” Giving your crush a lighthearted, pun-filled compliment is never a bad idea.

Hungry for more? Don’t miss these corny food jokes!

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For the risk-taker

Got a friend who thrives on last-minute, crazy plans and adventure of any kind? Then this is one of those funny compliments that the rebel in your life is sure to appreciate.

Watch out for these things you should never say to a Canadian.

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For that someone special

One part compliment, one part pickup line, letting someone know they’re on your mind from sun up to sun down—and then some—is right up there with the best compliments anyone can ever receive.

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For your favourite Trekkie

This compliment is perfect for the person in your life who understands the line, “Beam me up, Scottie!” And while you’re at it, give these corny Star Wars jokes a try too!

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For the foodie

Does a compliment get 99 per cent better by adding a pun, or is it just us?

These funny tweets about food will definitely make you laugh!

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For the tech-lover

You’re sure to get an LOL by giving—or, better yet, by texting—this funny compliment. Pair it with a ridiculous GIF to upgrade to a LMAO.

We’ve rounded up the funniest things people have ever said while they were sleeping!

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For the animal lover

“You’re owl I need.” “That’s the seal-iest thing I’ve ever heard!”

You definitely need these funny animal pictures in your life!

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For the mom in your life

If anyone could use a funny compliment, it’s a new mom or, better yet, your mom. And you don’t have to wait for Mother’s Day for it!

Need a quick chuckle? Don’t miss these funny limericks!

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For your spouse

Giving compliments is said to be the key to wedded bliss.

Life hack: memorize these funny phrases and use them as necessary!

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For your frenemy

OK, so this one isn’t exactly as lovey-dovey as the rest. Yes, some compliments can actually be insults, but some situations might just call for a little jab!

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