- 1.used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself as the object of a verb or preposition.“do you understand me?”
- used after the verb “to be” and after “than” or “as”“hi, it’s me”
- North Americaninformalto or for myself.“I’ve got me a job”
- 2.informalused in exclamations.“dear me!”
OriginOld English mē, accusative and dative of I2, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch mij, German mir (dative), from an Indo-European root shared by Latin me, Greek (e)me, and Sanskrit mā .