Thankyou vs Thanks - What's the difference?

thankyou | thanks |


As nouns the difference between thankyou and thanks

is that thankyou is while thanks is (obsolete).

As interjections the difference between thankyou and thanks

is that thankyou is while thanks is used to express appreciation or gratitude.

As a verb thanks is

(thank).

thankyou

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • thanks

    English

    Alternative forms

    * thanx,

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Used to express appreciation or gratitude.
  • Could you give me a hand, please?'' — Yes, sure. — ''Thanks .
  • * ~1595 , Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, act 5, scene 1
  • Thanks, courteous wall: Jove shield thee well for this!

    Derived terms

    * thanks a lot * thanks for nothing * thanks for your help

    Noun

  • (obsolete) English plurals
  • (plurale tantum) An expression of gratitude.
  • After all I’ve done, a simple acknowledgment is all the thanks I get?
  • Grateful feelings or thoughts.
  • Derived terms

    * thanks to

    Verb

    (head)
  • (thank)
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