What does Thursday mean?

Definitions for Thursday
ˈθɜrz deɪ, -diThurs·day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Thursday, Thnoun

    the fifth day of the week; the fourth working day

Wiktionary

  1. Thursdaynoun

    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. Thursdayadverb

    on Thursday

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Thursdaynoun

    Etymology: thorsgday, Danish; from thor. Thor was the son of Odin, yet in some of the northern parts they worshipped the supreme deity under his name, attributing the power over all things, even the inferior deities, to him. Edward Stillingfleet

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thursdaynoun

    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.

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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

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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. Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin:

    This is an absolute position that was unambiguously underlined during (Thursday's) negotiations.

  2. Morgan Freeman:

    Morgan Freeman, 80, issued an apology to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespectedfollowing an explosive report published Thursday containing the sexual harassment claims. Anyone who knows me or has worked with me knows I am not someone who would intentionally offend or knowingly make anyone feel uneasy. I apologize to anyone who felt uncomfortable or disrespected -- that was never my intent.

  3. The President:

    Kevin Madden, a Republican strategist, told CNN's Don Lemon on Thursday night, also finding nothing likely to change the trajectory of the special counsel investigation.The documents will also renew attention on the odd relationship between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.That's because while noting Trump's denial about notorious allegations that he watched prostitutes engage in lewd behavior in a Moscow hotel, they include a bizarre comment by the President about an undated conversation with Putin.

  4. David Carle:

    Senator Leahy was tested for COVID-19 earlier today since Senator Leahy attended the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday, where it is now known that two senators were present who have tested positive for the virus. While Senator Leahy did not come into close contact with these two senators for an extended period of time, Senator Leahy took the test at the advice of the Capitol Physician.

  5. James Ashley:

    The market is baying for action from the ECB on Thursday, with expectations now firmly entrenched in favour of a QE announcement.

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