Words nearby Thursdays
What does Thursdays mean?
The word Thursdays can be used as an adverb meaning every Thursday or on Thursdays, as in I work Thursdays or The shop is closed Thursdays.
When it’s used as an adverb, Thursdays describes when something happens or when an action is taken.
The singular form Thursday can also be used as an adverb, as in We’re closed Thursday or Do you work Thursday?
Thursdays (ending with an s) usually implies that the action or event is a regular occurrence, such as one that happens according to a schedule. For example, saying, “I work Thursdays” means that you work every Thursday. In contrast, saying, “I work on Thursday” or “I work Thursday” typically means that you are scheduled to work on the upcoming Thursday.
Example: The shop is open Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Where does Thursdays come from?
The first records of the word Thursday come from before 950, but the use of Thursdays as an adverb is first recorded in the 1600s. The suffix –s is used to make it an adverb. It’s used this way in similar time-related words like sometimes and weekdays. You can add this –s suffix to other words to turn them into adverbs, including every other day of the week, as well as words like nights, as in I work nights.
The word Thursday itself comes from the Old English Thursdæg, from Old Danish Thūrsdagr, meaning “Thor‘s day.” This is a translation of (or is modeled on) the Latin term diēs Jovis, meaning “Jupiter’s day.” In many Germanic languages, the Roman god Jupiter was subbed out in favor of Thor, the hammer-wielding god of thunder in Norse mythology.
If you’re curious to know more about the history behind the word Thursday, just read our article on the name’s fascinating origins.
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How is Thursdays used in real life?
As an adverb, Thursdays is commonly used in discussion of when people work and when businesses will be open or closed.
Saw a sign on a closed store that said Closed Wednesdays and Thursdays. Turned to Freddy and said Which one of those days is today.
— 2021: A Gina Femia Space Odyssey (@HarryTheHoudini) April 3, 2020
I work Thursdays, but this Thursday is my birthday so my boss let me have off! 💪🏼🔥
— Bones‼️ (@Etrada01) December 28, 2020
The Bryant Museum is excited to announce we will reopen on Thursday, September 24 for visitors. We will be open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for the foreseeable future. We ask that you please purchase tickets ahead of time.
— bryantmuseum (@bryantmuseum) September 22, 2020
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On some Tuesdays and Thursdays, he’d head to school for an afternoon session with the other quarterbacks, learning how to read defensive coverage.
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The cleaning woman, who comes out from Detroit on Thursdays, was standing in the kitchen with her coat and hat on.
Football is played every week of the season on Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays.
On Mondays and Thursdays, meals are served at 5pm to whomever comes—no questions asked.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays, people line up to take hot showers.
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"We are at home on Thursdays at Cadogan Square, and we lunch every day at two," she added, turning towards him.The New Tenant|E. Phillips Oppenheim
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It was very full, and the first of Mrs. Westley's Thursdays was successful beyond question.
She enforced what she had to say in his behalf with the invitation to her January Thursdays which she had brought.