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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.
- feast day
- fete day
- national holiday
- legal holiday
- Thanksgiving Day
Rhymes with Thanksgiving
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
noun. ['ˌθæŋksˈgɪvɪŋ'] a short prayer of thanks before a meal.
- 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.