Prithee Definition

prĭthē, prĭthē
Used to express a polite request.
American Heritage
I pray thee; please.
Webster's New World
Prithee is defined as an archaic way to say please or I pray thee.
An example of the use of prithee as an interjection is in the following sentence, "Prithee, do not hurt her!"

Origin of Prithee

  • Alteration of (I) pray thee

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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