- (dialect) Alternative form of thank you
1868, Louisa May Alcott, chapter 12, in Little Women:
- "Thankee," said the knight politely, as he took a pinch and sneezed seven times so violently that his head fell off.
1874, Anthony Trollope, chapter 10, in Harry Heathcote of Gangoil:
- "Thankee, Sir."
thankee (plural thankees)
- (dialect, dated) A thank-you.