Origin of methinksMiddle English me thinketh ; from Old English me thyncth ; from me, me, to me + thyncth, it seems ; from thyncan, to seem: see think
intransitive verbPast tense me·thought Archaic
Origin of methinksMiddle English me thinkes, from Old English m&emacron; thyncth : m&emacron;, to me; see me + thyncth, it seems; see tong- in Indo-European roots.
(past tense: methought)
- (archaic or humorous) It seems to me.