1. Thanksgiving

noun. fourth Thursday in November in the United States; second Monday in October in Canada; commemorates a feast held in 1621 by the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag.


  • November
  • feast day
  • Nov
  • fete day
  • national holiday
  • legal holiday
  • Thanksgiving Day

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Rhymes with Thanksgiving

  • unforgiving
  • misgiving
  • forgiving
  • reliving
  • outliving
  • sieving
  • living

How do you pronounce thanksgiving?

Pronounce thanksgiving as ˌθæŋksˈgɪvɪŋ.

US - How to pronounce thanksgiving in American English

UK - How to pronounce thanksgiving in British English

2. thanksgiving

noun. ['ˌθæŋksˈgɪvɪŋ'] a short prayer of thanks before a meal.


  • grace
  • petition
  • orison
  • blessing


  • improperness
  • unseemliness
  • impropriety
  • ill nature


  • giving (English)
  • thanks (English)

Sentences with thanksgiving

1. Noun, singular or mass
Preface can also be defined in religious terms, meaning a prayer of thanksgiving or (in the Catholic church) the introduction to the cannon of the Mass.