Definition of "thank-you" []

  • An expression of gratitude: said their thank-yous and departed. (noun)
  • A conventional expression of gratitude (noun)

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  • (as modifier) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "thank-you" in a sentence
  • "Yet on the right, he still somehow stands accused both of writing the President the kind of "love letters" most of us refer to as thank-you notes and of showing disloyalty to his country by "plotting" to run against that same President while in a position to undermine him on the world stage."
  • "An equally enthusiastic thank-you to my editor, Jen Klonsky, for making this a better book, and for being so much fun to work with."
  • "As a thank-you, the company sent me two tickets to opening night of Madama Butterfly."