Definition of 'reminisce'


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1. intransitive To recall the past in a private moment, often fondly or nostalgically.

2. intransitive To talk or write about memories of the past, especially pleasant memories.

3. recall the past

4. To think about or tell of past experiences or events.


1. They were reminiscing about characters they knew at school.

2. He gave me a hug and wanted to reminisce about how things were left.

3. This time of family reminiscing opens windows into family life and the character and interests of the deceased.

4. Love can play a stronger role in your life now that you are no longer reminiscing about your past.

5. You will reminisce about times gone by but don't linger too long.

6. Four former high school friends reminisce about their pasts when they meet up 20 years on.

7. Live in the past Older people often like reminiscing about their youth.

8. We all actually had a really good time talking and reminiscing about Stephen.

9. We'd reminisce about how time had flown.

10. She seemed to reminisce about the keenest of her memories, for her face was alive with old hurts and pleasures.

11. I have so many memories of that time, but reminiscing is tiring.

12. It was going well, reminiscing about the past, laughing at all the silliness of a time gone by.

13. While recalling their years of friendship and memories of his 50-year marriage, they also reminisce about their own life experiences.

14. After his death, I found myself reminiscing about the times we shared together.

15. A mother visits a daughter in hospital who is recovering from an operation, and for a few days they reminisce about people they used to know.

16. Instead older workers will gradually fade away as hours get shorter, appearances in the office less frequent and office time is spent reminiscing, not working.

17. Whilst those with say 10 plus years in reminisce about past times, forget it, this is the new reality

18. There will come a time when Ryan Giggs is stood besuited before the TV cameras on a touchline somewhere in Europe as Manchester United fans sing his name and reminisce in the stands above, as they did for Roy Keane in Lisbon.

19. Queen Elizabeth of Britain, saying she wasn't at the U.N. to "reminisce," challenged it to work for "prosperity and dignity" for all.

20. Yes, actually, it was cool, because I just went back on "SNL," so I totally did kind of reminisce that whole experience.

21. "It's fun to get a chance to see everyone again and kind of reminisce about the old times, especially us old, retired guys," Sakic said.

22. Federer vs. Nadal … makes me kind of reminisce about the good ol 'days of

23. "Now tell me all about yourselves and what you are going to do with your winter, and we can 'reminisce' another time.

24. While we stroll down memory lane, let's not forget to reminisce about those houses that used to have dirt floors near Moecherville and on Plain Avenue.

25. Whether you are looking to reminisce about your childhood or share something special with a younger generation, Fraggle Rock is definitely worth your time.

26. ‘Violet, an elderly resident in a care home, discusses the present and reminisces about the past, but ends up recalling events she'd rather have forgotten.’

27. ‘Kids that weren't even born seem to have acquired memories of that day from their parents when they reminisce about the event.’

28. ‘Alex donned the simple silver ring on her fourth finger, and she glanced at it now, the hint of a smile lingering on her face as she reminisced on the past memories.’

29. ‘I chuckled at his cheeky outburst and put on a pot of coffee so we could sit down by the shattered window and reminisce of fond memories past.’

30. ‘He fingered an empty holy water vial, reminiscing on past battles and forgotten glories.’

31. ‘The story takes place in a café where Julia reminisces about her past.’

32. ‘For example, one should not talk of death, dying or misfortune and not reminisce about the past year, as this is a new year and a new beginning.’

33. ‘Just like in high school, they will reminisce about the past and look forward to the future.’

34. ‘But he supposed reminiscing about her past was hardly something they needed to do.’

35. ‘Fans will enjoy the revitalised element, while happily reminiscing on the past.’

36. ‘The couple changes the subject to the party later that evening and reminisces of past Christmases.’

37. ‘Gazing out at the Bay, the old man reminisced about the past.’

38. ‘Throughout the journey, the three of us reminisced about past times and learned some newfound information about one another.’

39. ‘He reminisced about past years while they ate lunch before he excused himself and left the two men.’

40. ‘They also reminisced over events that happened while they were still in grade school.’

41. ‘I flipped through a magazine as they ate and spoke of music and reminisced over the past.’

42. ‘We reminisced about the past and talked about the present, as well as the future.’

43. ‘It was a chance to get away, to talk about the future, reminisce about the past, and to simply enjoy each other's company.’

44. ‘They reminisce about past holidays and wonder if they are forgetting Johnny.’

45. ‘Their combat days are over, but father and son reminisce about a past that makes them comrades as well as kin.’

46. The grandparents reminisced about their life

Other users have misspelling reminisce as:

1. reminice 12.82%

2. reminise 7.69%

3. reminiscee 5.13%

4. rimenesce 5.13%

5. reminnesse 2.56%

6. reminisc 2.56%

7. Other 64.11%

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