Thursday

noun
Thurs·​day | \ ˈthərz-(ˌ)dā How to pronounce Thursday (audio) , -dē How to pronounce Thursday (audio) \

Definition of Thursday

: the fifth day of the week

Other Words from Thursday

Thursdays \ ˈthərz-​(ˌ)dāz How to pronounce Thursday (audio) , -​dēz \ adverb

Examples of Thursday in a Sentence

He was late last Thursday. We went on Thursday and returned on Saturday.

First Known Use of Thursday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Thursday

Middle English, from Old English thursdæg, from Old Norse thōrsdagr; akin to Old English thunresdæg Thursday, Old Norse Thōrr Thor, Old English thunor thunder — more at thunder entry 1

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“Thursday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thursday. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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Thursday

noun
Thurs·​day | \ ˈthərz-dā How to pronounce Thursday (audio) , -dē \

Kids Definition of Thursday

: the fifth day of the week

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