the fifth day of the week: abbrev. Thur, Thurs, Thu, Th, or T
Origin of ThursdayMiddle English Thoresdai, Thunres dai ; from Old English Thunres dæg, Old Norse Thorsdagr, Thor's day, rendering Late Latin Jovis dies
nounAbbr. Thurs. or Thur. or Thu. or Th or T
The day of the week that comes after Wednesday and before Friday.
Origin of ThursdayMiddle English, from Old English th&umacron;res dæg, alteration (influenced by Old Norse th&omacron;rsdagr, Thor's day) of thunres dæg, Thor's day (translation of Late Latin Iovis di&emacron;s, Jupiter's day) : thunres, genitive of thunor, thunder; see (s)ten&schwa;- in Indo-European roots + dæg, day; see day.