verb rem·i·nisce \ˌre-mə-ˈnis\

: to talk, think, or write about things that happened in the past


Full Definition of REMINISCE

intransitive verb
:  to indulge in reminiscence
rem·i·nis·cer \-ˈni-sər\ noun

Examples of REMINISCE

  1. He reminisced with old buddies at his high school reunion.
  2. She reminisced about her time in Europe.
  3. Ray pauses to point out the Whisky a Go Go, on Sunset Boulevard, and reminisces about the night Elvis Presley went there to see the Kinks play. —David Wild, Rolling Stone, 13 May 1993


back-formation from reminiscence
First Known Use: 1829


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