Thai things have something to do with the country of Thailand, its culture and people, or the language spoken there. Many people enjoy Thai food.

Thai is Thailand's official language. It's closely related to Laotian, and it borrows more than half of its words from other languages, including Sanskrit and Pali. The word Thai can also be used for the cuisine of Thailand, a type of food that includes noodle and rice dishes, spicy curries, and desserts that lean heavily toward fresh fruit. The word Thai, originally Tai, means "free."

Definitions of Thai
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or characteristic of Thailand or its people
    “different Thai tribes live in the north”
    synonyms: Siamese, Tai
  2. adjective
    of or relating to Thailand
    “the Thai border with Laos”
    synonyms: Siamese, Tai
  3. adjective
    of or relating to the languages of the Thai people
    Thai tones”
    synonyms: Siamese, Tai
  4. noun
    a native or inhabitant of Thailand
    synonyms: Siamese, Tai
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    type of:
    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
  5. noun
    a branch of the Tai languages
    synonyms: Central Thai, Siamese
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    type of:
    the most widespread and best known of the Kadai family of languages
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