gramercy

interjection

gra·​mer·​cy grə-ˈmər-sē How to pronounce gramercy (audio)
archaic
used to express gratitude or surprise

Word History

Etymology

Middle English grand mercy, from Anglo-French grand merci great thanks

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gramercy was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Gramercy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gramercy. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

Kids Definition

gramercy

interjection
gra·​mer·​cy grə-ˈmər-sē How to pronounce gramercy (audio)
archaic
used to express gratitude or astonishment
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