Dictionary.com

thank-you

[ thangk-yoo ]
/ ˈθæŋkˌyu /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: thank-you / thank-yous on Thesaurus.com

adjective

expressing one's gratitude or thanks: a thank-you note.

noun

an expression of thanks, as by saying “thank you”: I never got so much as a thank-you for helping him.

QUIZZES

THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?

Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?

Origin of thank-you

1785–95 for def. 2; noun and adj. use of verb phrase thank you
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for thank-you

British Dictionary definitions for thank-you

thank you

interjection, noun

a conventional expression of gratitude
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
See Today's Synonym