thank-you

noun
\ ˈthaŋk-ˌyü \

Definition of thank-you

: a polite expression of one's gratitude

First Known Use of thank-you

1792, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thank-you

from the phrase thank you used in expressing gratitude

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thank-you

noun

English Language Learners Definition of thank-you

: something that you give or do to show thanks : a polite expression of thanks

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