danke schön

[ dahng-kuh-shœn, shahyn ]

  1. thank you very much.

Origin of danke schön

First recorded in 1870–75; from German, from danke “thank you” (from danken “to thank”; see thank ) + schön “beautiful, good” (see sheen )
  • Also danke schoen .

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How to use danke schön in a sentence

  • By the time the bottom of the bowl was reached she could smile, but still she said not a word except a whispered Danke schon.

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