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[dis-ri-mem-ber] /ˌdɪs rɪˈmɛm bər/
verb (used with object), Southern and South Midland U.S.
to fail to remember; forget.
Origin of disremember
First recorded in 1805-15; dis-1 + remember Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for disremember
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  • I disremember just how fur that last stop is from the Crick, but I think it's betwixt 25 and 30 mile.

  • Sussex people also, I might add, "disremember," as Huck Finn used to do.

  • Really, Mr. Little, I was so scared last night that I disremember.

    The Wit of Women

    Kate Sanborn
  • It's a long time ago, and if I were there at all, I disremember it.

    The Landleaguers

    Anthony Trollope
  • "I hear 'em say, but I disremember," answered July with seeming sincerity.

    Captain Ted Louis Pendleton
  • Shure, dear, I do be havin so many worries that I disremember.

    In Wild Rose Time Amanda M. Douglas
  • I disremember the rest, but time was when I could say'm all.

    Lavender and Old Lace Myrtle Reed
  • Solon must not, he confided to me, say "enthuse" nor "we opine" nor "disremember."

    The Boss of Little Arcady Harry Leon Wilson
  • "You disremember me, I dessay," he began, as he stood on the yacht's deck.

    Wandering Heath

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • But hold on—how'm I goin' to write to that sharp, when I've lost his address, and disremember his name?

British Dictionary definitions for disremember


(informal, mainly US) to fail to recall (someone or something)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for disremember

1815, American English colloquialism, from dis- + remember.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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