thrice

adverb \ ˈthrīs \
Updated on: 4 Dec 2017

Definition of thrice

1 : three times often used in combination
  • thrice-married
2 a : in a threefold manner or degree
b : to a high degree

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Origin and Etymology of thrice

Middle English thrie, thries, from Old English thriga; akin to Old Frisian thria three times, Old English thrīe three

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THRICE Defined for English Language Learners

thrice

adverb

Definition of thrice for English Language Learners

  • : three times


THRICE Defined for Kids

thrice

adverb \ ˈthrīs \

Definition of thrice for Students

: three times


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