noun (plural mementos or mementoes)
- An object kept as a reminder of a person or event: you can purchase a memento of your visitMore example sentences
- Therefore examples of mugs, plates and other mementos of this ‘event that never was’ are plentiful and not of great value.
- Before leaving HMS York, Caroline was presented with a signed photograph of the ship and given other mementoes to remind her of her time on board.
- All runners will collect a souvenir memento, with trophies for the first three in each of the categories in the 10 km race.
late Middle English (denoting a prayer of commemoration): from Latin, literally 'remember!', imperative of meminisse.