disremember

[ dis-ri-mem-ber ]
/ ˌdɪs rɪˈmɛm bər /

verb (used with object) Southern and South Midland U.S.

to fail to remember; forget.

Nearby words

  1. disrate,
  2. disregard,
  3. disregardful,
  4. disrelated,
  5. disrelish,
  6. disrepair,
  7. disreputable,
  8. disreputation,
  9. disrepute,
  10. disrespect

Origin of disremember

First recorded in 1805–15; dis-1 + remember

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British Dictionary definitions for disremember

disremember

/ (ˌdɪsrɪˈmɛmbə) /

verb

informal, mainly US to fail to recall (someone or something)
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Word Origin and History for disremember

disremember

v.

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

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