thank-you-ma'am

[thangk-yoo-mam]

noun

a bump or depression in a road that jars a person riding over it.

Nearby words

  1. thank,
  2. thank god,
  3. thank one's lucky stars,
  4. thank you,
  5. thank-you,
  6. thankee,
  7. thankful,
  8. thankfully,
  9. thankless,
  10. thanklessly

Origin of thank-you-ma'am

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

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