- Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||the act or expression of being thankful.
Let us offer thanksgiving for the aid our town received after the flood.
||(capitalized) a U.S. holiday held on the fourth Thursday in November. On Thanksgiving, Americans remember the good harvest of the Pilgrims in 1621 and show thanks for what they have now; Thanksgiving Day.
Turkey and cranberry sauce are Thanksgiving traditions.
||appreciation, grace, prayer