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thank-you

[thangk-yoo] /ˈθæŋkˌyu/
adjective
1.
expressing one's gratitude or thanks:
a thank-you note.
noun
2.
an expression of thanks, as by saying “thank you”:
I never got so much as a thank-you for helping him.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95 for def 2; noun and adj. use of verb phrase thank you
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  • His courtesy was instinctive, his thank-you notes reliably there the next day.
  • She had enough of her prescription pills and enough stamps for her thank-you notes.

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