Definitions for methinksmɪˈθɪŋks; mɪˈθɔt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word methinks
It seems to me.
Origin: From me (object pronoun = "to me") + think#Etymology 2 (from þyncan). In Early Modern English, used at least 150 times by William Shakespeare; in Middle English by Geoffrey Chaucer, me thinketh; and in Old English by Alfred the Great, .
it seems to me; I think. See Me
Origin: [AS. yncan to seem, m ynce, m hte, OE. me thinketh, me thoughte; akin to G. dnken to seem, denken to think, and E. think. See Me, and Think.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The lady doth protest too much, methinks.
They talk about their Pilgrim blood, Their birthright high and holy A mountain-stream that ends in mud Methinks is melancholy.
Hamlet Do you see yonder cloud that's almost in shape of a camel Polonius By the mass, and 'tis like a camel, indeed. Hamlet Methinks it is like a weasel. Polonius It is backed like a weasel. Hamlet Or like a whale Polonius Very like a whale.
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