- to recall past experiences, events, etc.; indulge in reminiscence.
Origin of reminisce
Related Wordsremind, remember, recall, review, mind, revive, recollect, retain, bethink, cite, retrospect
Examples from the Web for reminisces
He reminisces about the features of Texas life that make Texas its own, distinctive community.Will Texas Stay Texan?
December 29, 2014
From would-be castings to Affleck and McConaughey memories and getting stoned on set, director Richard Linklater reminisces.‘Dazed and Confused’ Director Richard Linklater on Its 20th Anniversary
September 24, 2013
He points out the sights, offers the local gossip, reminisces about old haunts, and finally stops in front of his childhood home.Great Weekend Reads
Malcolm Jones, Lucy Scholes, Jacob Silverman, Drew Toal
September 18, 2011
Shteyngart reminisces on classes with the erudite heartthrob.Hipster Novelist Gary Shteyngart on Mentoring James Franco
Gregory Gilderman, The Daily Beast Video
July 23, 2010
Anyone who has ever dreaded stepping on the scale will relate when he reminisces about his dreaded ascent to size 42 Gap khakis.Frank Bruni Revealed
August 18, 2009
- (intr) to talk or write about old times, past experiences, etc
Word Origin and History for reminisces
1829, "to recollect," back-formation from reminiscence. Meaning "indulge in reminiscences" is from 1871. "Somewhat colloquial" [OED]. Related: Reminisced; reminiscing.