methought

[ mi-thawt ]
/ mɪˈθɔt /

verb

simple past tense of methinks.

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Definition for methought (2 of 2)

methinks
[ mi-thingks ]
/ mɪˈθɪŋks /

verb (impersonal); past me·thought. Archaic.

it seems to me.

Origin of methinks

before 900; Middle English me thinketh, Old English me thyncth. See me, think2, -s2
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British Dictionary definitions for methought (1 of 2)

methought
/ (mɪˈθɔːt) /

verb

archaic the past tense of methinks

British Dictionary definitions for methought (2 of 2)

methinks
/ (mɪˈθɪŋks) /

verb past methought

(tr; takes a clause as object) archaic it seems to me
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