from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. Archaic It seems to me.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- It seems to me.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- It seems to me; I think. See me.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- It seems to me; it appears to me. See me and think.
Greenwich methinks is an extremely "/nasty/" place; but we had good cold chicken and strawberries.
You do not thank me for using your rival so scurvily nor are not jealous of him, though your father thinks my intentions were not handsome towards you, which methinks is another argument that one is not to be one's own judge; for I am very confident they were, and with his favour shall never believe otherwise.
"To play at Shuttlecock methinks is the game now," says a character in The Two Maids of More Clacke, written by Robert Armin in 1609.
Prince Ptolemy, farewell, and of thee will I make mention, even as of the other demigods; and a word methinks I will utter not to be rejected of men yet unborn, -- excellence, howbeit, thou shalt gain from Zeus.
Now Bedford would not you have had that made into a locket? the tale methinks is no bad companion for your Fathers dream. was the exploit of Mr Burnett is far beyond that of St Withold  — tho by the by he met the Nine foals into the bargain. & they made a bargain
Whether the church must preside over gay weddings is a different issue – one, methinks, which is best left to a case-by-case basis.
They took him, and led him, and brought him, which methinks is like that concerning Saul (1 Sam. xv.
One option to mitigate this is for the VC industry to manage its own decline (which is why Paul floated the Cartel word methinks) but I think it will do so in a more Darwinian manner.
Somewhat similarly, for all speakers except those who have consulted dictionaries, the archaic expression methinks is probably interpreted as the equivalent of I think, instead of the historically accurate It seems to me.
That said, with this latest story, "methinks" we need to revisit our care and feeding of children.