methinx

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Contraction[edit]

methinx

  1. (slang, nonstandard or humorous) Eye dialect spelling of methinks.
    • 1997, "Roger Waters", VEWY VEWY QUIET IN THE GREAT WHITE NORTH???? (on newsgroup alt.fan.howard-stern)
      Methinx that line in the sand has been drawn.
    • 1999, "croft_house", Exiles and the Borthdi Meet. (on newsgroup uk.local.geordie)
      Just a suggestion, but I think that GNER do a very cheap rail ticket as long as you spend the Saturday night away from London ( damm good idea methinx! ).

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is a deliberately incongruous respelling of an archaic term in modern shorthand.