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, 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

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

How to pronounce thursday?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Kevin Collier:

    Next thing you know, they’re going to say you can’t wear blue on Monday, you know, or you can’t wear yellow on Thursday, where’s it going to end?

  2. Craig Allen:

    The interpretations of the meeting 24 hours ago were positive. It was a successful meeting. Candid, cordial and constructive on Monday, and now we get to Thursday and it's not, that seems very counterproductive to me.

  3. David Tavella:

    No, I wasn’t scared because I wasn’t scared to die... I’m happy to be with you, but I would wish to be somewhere else – join my big brother and my grandfather and my grandmother. we consider her to be cured. She is very calm and she is looking forward to celebrating her 117th birthday on Thursday.

  4. Jerry Nadler:

    Bill Barr also should not have withheld this letter from Congress for as long as Bill Barr has, the Attorney General has expressed some reluctance to appear before the House Judiciary Committee this Thursday.

  5. Ryan Sweet:

    You can make a strong case either way for the Fed to begin raising interest rates or waiting, the prudent risk management approach would argue for them to hold off, but if the Fed was really data dependent there is a very a strong case to raise rates on Thursday.

Images & Illustrations of thursday

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