thank-you

noun
\ ˈthaŋk-ˌyü How to pronounce thank-you (audio) \

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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The first known use of thank-you was in 1792

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“Thank-you.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thank-you. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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