thou‧sand plural thousand or thousands
the number 1000:
a journey of almost a thousand miles
two/three/four etc thousand
five thousand dollars
The company employs 30 thousand people.
an extremely large number of things or people
I've been this route a thousand times before.
There are thousands of things I want to do.
the thousandth anniversary of the founding of the city
—thousandth noun [countable]