me·​thinks | \ mi-ˈthiŋ(k)s How to pronounce methinks (audio) \
past methought\ mi-​ˈthȯt How to pronounce methought (audio) \

Definition of methinks

archaic
: it seems to me

First Known Use of methinks

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for methinks

Middle English me thinketh, from Old English mē thincth, from (dative of ic I) + thincth seems, from thyncan to seem — more at i, think

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“Methinks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/methinks. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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