Simple Definition of reminiscent
: reminding you of someone or something else : similar to something else
: thinking about the past : having many thoughts of the past
Examples of reminiscent in a sentence
I'm in a reminiscent mood.
<a sparkling winter day that was oddly reminiscent of summer in its cheering sunniness>
Origin and Etymology of reminiscent
Latin reminiscent-, reminiscens, present participle of reminisci to remember, from re- + -minisci (akin to Latin ment-, mens mind) — more at mind
First Known Use: 1765
REMINISCENT Defined for Kids
Definition of reminiscent for Students
: being a reminder of something else <The movie's style is reminiscent of old westerns.>
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