thanks a bunch/lot/million

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of thanks a bunch/lot/million

informal
:thank you very much
  • Wow, this is great! Thanks a million!
often used in an ironic way to say that one is not pleased that someone has done or said something
  • "I'm boring? Thanks a lot!"
  • Thanks a million for leaving the door open. There are flies everywhere now.

Word by Word Definitions

thanks play
  1. : kindly or grateful thoughts : gratitude

  2. : an expression of gratitude

bunch play
  1. : protuberance, swelling

  2. : a number of things of the same kind

  3. : group

  1. : swell, protrude

  2. : to form a group or cluster

  3. : to form into a bunch

lot play
  1. : an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance

  2. : the use of lots as a means of deciding something

  3. : the resulting choice

  1. : allot, apportion

  2. : to form or divide into lots

  1. : a nephew of Abraham who according to the account in Genesis escaped from the doomed city of Sodom with his wife who turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back

million play
  1. : a number equal to 1,000 times 1,000 — see Table of Numbers

  2. : a very large number

  3. : the mass of common people


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