What does Thursday mean?

Definitions for Thursday
ˈθɜrz deɪ, -diThurs·day

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Thursday.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thursday, Th(noun)

    the fifth day of the week; the fourth working day

Wiktionary

  1. Thursday(Noun)

    The fifth day of the week in many religious traditions, and the fourth day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Wednesday and precedes Friday.

  2. Thursday(Adverb)

    on Thursday

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thursday(noun)

    the fifth day of the week, following Wednesday and preceding Friday

Freebase

  1. Thursday

    Thursday is the fourth or fifth day of the week. According to the ISO 8601 international standard adopted in most western countries, it is the fourth day of the week. In countries that use the Sunday-first convention, Thursday is defined as the fifth day of the week. It is the fifth day of the week in the Judeo-Christian calendar as well, and was defined so in the ancient Mesopotamian and biblical calendars. It falls between Wednesday and Friday. The name is derived from Old English Þūnresdæg and Middle English Thuresday, which means "Thor's day".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Thursday

    thurz′dā, n. the fifth day of the week, so called because originally sacred to Thor, the old Teutonic god of thunder. [A.S. thunres dægthunres, gen. of thunor, thunder, dæg, day; Ice. Thórsdag-r, Thor's day, Ger. Donnerstag.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Thursday

    fifth day of the week, dedicated to Thor (q. v.).

Editors Contribution

  1. thursday

    A day of the week.

    Thursday is a great night to meet your pals.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Thursday

    The day of Thor, the God of Thunder, in the Scandinavian mythology.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thursday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3369

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Thursday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #894

How to pronounce Thursday?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Thursday in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thursday in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Thursday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Thursday in a Sentence

  1. President Donald Trumps statement:

    President Thursday Trump and Mexican President López Obrador spoke yesterday about the positive relations between our two countries. They discussed the need to address illegal migration from Central America to the United States by addressing the drivers of migration, such as insecurity and economic stagnation.

  2. Michael James:

    Today is all about oil, better oil markets Thursday and Friday led to better equity markets. A $ 2 retracement in oil today, it's not surprising to see a retracement in the equity indices.

  3. Keita Kubota:

    It is hard to buy risk assets unless we get past next Thursday.

  4. Markus Huber:

    Much weaker Chinese exports clearly point to additional trouble for the Chinese economy in the months ahead, with the global growth slowdown continuing to take a toll, furthermore, putting early pressure on stocks is the notion that any ECB action being taken on Thursday is already priced in, leading to profit-taking ahead of the ECB meeting.

  5. Stephen Cheetham:

    I have mapped this out in my mind, the minute we vote to leave customers will say there's a risk here and we need to mitigate it. We ship tools from here on Monday that they'll be using by Thursday. What happens if that is disrupted ?

Images & Illustrations of Thursday

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