Definition of thankless


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • thankless is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 16 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • thankless is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of thankless

  • not feeling or showing gratitude (adjective)

    Examples

    1. How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is / To have a thankless child!

    Synonyms

    1. ungrateful
    2. unthankful

  • not likely to be rewarded (adjective)

    Examples

    1. grading papers is a thankless task

    Synonyms

    1. unappreciated
    2. ungratifying

See definition of thankless in Merriam Webster