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mɪˈθɪŋks; mɪˈθɔtme·thinks

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  1. methinks(Contraction)

    It seems to me.

    Etymology: 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, .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Methinks

    it seems to me; I think. See Me

    Etymology: [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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Methinks

    me-thingks′, (B.) Methink′eth, v.impers. it seems to me: I think:—pa.t. methought (me-thawt′). [A.S. mé thyncth, it seems to me. Þyncan, to seem, is often confused with Þencan, to think. Cf. Ger. dünken, to seem, denken, to think.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of methinks in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of methinks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of methinks in a Sentence

  1. William Shakespeare:

    The lady doth protest too much, methinks.

  2. James Russell Lowell:

    They talk about their Pilgrim blood, Their birthright high and holy A mountain-stream that ends in mud Methinks is melancholy.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    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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