Thousand definition

thouzənd
Frequency:
An indefinite but very large number.
noun
8
2
The cardinal number equal to 10 × 100 or 103 .
noun
6
1
Ten hundred; 1,000; M.
noun
5
2
Amounting to one thousand in number.
adjective
5
2
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
thousand
Plural:
thousands

Origin of thousand

  • Middle English from Old English thūsend teuə- in Indo-European roots

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