thank–you

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noun \ˈthaŋk-ˌyü\

Definition of thank–you

  1. :  a polite expression of one's gratitude

Origin and Etymology of thank–you

from the phrase thank you used in expressing gratitude


First Known Use: 1792


THANK–YOU Defined for English Language Learners

thank–you

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noun \ˈthaŋk-ˌyü\

Definition of thank–you for English Language Learners

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


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