forget-me-notnoun [ C ]uk /fəˈɡet.mi.nɒt/ us /fɚˈɡet.mi.nɑːt/
Examples from literature
- From beneath her mantle she drew a little bunch of forget-me-nots, and dropped them in upon the coffin.
- No distance or time could rob him of the remembrance of that night at the opera—the scent of white rose—her look as she gave him the forget-me-nots.
- Ox-eye daisies, hollyhocks and forget-me-nots clustered about the open windows.
- They tell me that the bit of ground over in Belgium called Waterloo bears each spring a crop of rare blue forget-me-nots.
- Under his feet was a crush of forget-me-nots and of white and purple violets, their sweet perfume filling his lungs as he breathed.