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Definition of methinks verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

methinks

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//mɪˈθɪŋks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪˈθɪŋks//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they methinks
BrE BrE//mɪˈθɪŋks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪˈθɪŋks//
 
past simple methought
BrE BrE//mɪˈθɔːt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//mɪˈθɔːt//
 
 
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(not used in the perfect tenses) [intransitive, transitive] methinks (that)… (old use or humorous) I think Word Origin Old English mē thyncth, from ‘to me’ + thyncth ‘it seems’ (from thyncan ‘seem’, related to think).
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