Origin of thankee

First recorded in 1815–25; by alteration Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for thankee

Historical Examples of thankee

  • Thankee; but, as the wice-chairman says, 'we'll take it as read,' so we will.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine

  • "Thankee, miss; you're very kind for your size, I'm sure," said he gratefully.

    The Road to Oz

    L. Frank Baum

  • Why, thankee, I've been aching for just a good old coffin-nail.

    The Varmint

    Owen Johnson

  • So I said “Thankee” to the postman, and I kept on the watch.

  • No more of it for me, thankee, Fagin, replied Mr. Chitling; Ive had enough.