Thai

1 of 2

noun

plural Thai or Thais
1
2
a
: a native or inhabitant of Thailand
b
: one who is descended from a Thai
3
: the official language of Thailand

Thai

2 of 2

adjective

: of or relating to Thailand, its people, or their language or culture

Word History

First Known Use

Noun

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1808, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Thai was in 1808

Dictionary Entries Near Thai

Cite this Entry

“Thai.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thai. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

Thai

noun

ˈtī
1
: a person born or living in Thailand
2
: the official language of Thailand

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