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English definition of “have a memory like an elephant”

have a memory like an elephant

to be able to remember things easily and for a long period of time Memory and memories
(Definition of have a memory like an elephant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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