Definition of Thankless wretch
1. Noun. A person who shows no gratitude.
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Literary usage of Thankless wretch
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1. Our Mutual Friend by Charles ( Dickens (1865)
"That Dutch bottle, therefore, he buried in the Mound belonging to him, and there it lay while you, you thankless wretch, were prodding and poking—often very ..."
2. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1876)
"In the character of Sir Silas Bowyer this thankless wretch used to bring the groom down to dinner with such a perfect imitation of Sir Silas that his own ..."
3. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"He, like a thankless wretch, that 's overpaid, Resents, forsooth, th' affront upon his trade; And treats my kindness with a—" this won't do, Louk ye here, ..."