• (verb) say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner; “‘No need to be rude,’ retorted Isabel”
  • (noun) a sharp, angry, or witty reply; “she opened her mouth to make a suitably cutting retort”
  • (noun) a container or furnace for carrying out a chemical process on a large or industrial scale; “a laboratory full of bubbling retorts and crackling electrical equipment”

Retort meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • मुंहतोड़ जवाब,  कड़ा उत्तर देना

Retort Origin

  • late 15th century (in the sense ‘hurl back an accusation or insult’): from Latin retort- ‘twisted back, cast back’, from the verb retorquere, from re- ‘in return’ + torquere ‘to twist’.

Retort in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu editorial newspaper)

  • Nani’s Retort to a crazy fan is going viral.
  • Asked an emotional Mamata Banerjee in her retort to a BJP leader’s comments in which he called the West Bengal chief minister a ‘hijra’.
  • People of Kashmir retort, is the Supreme Court oblivious of the fact that Kashmir was peaceful from October 2016 to April 2017!
  • Some males bring nesting material, while others weave thin threads into retort-shaped structures.
  • In retort, Sooraj said he was a member of the mess and had every right to be there, and allegedly added that he would eat beef inside the mess.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retort

  • resort mein retort mat karna… bhaga denge

Retort Pronunciation


gratitude English Hindi meaning

Gratitude Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi Translation with picture

Gratitude [grat-i-tood, -tyood]

  • (noun) the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness

Gratitude meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • आभार, कृतज्ञता, धन्यवाद

Gratitude Origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French, or from medieval Latin gratitudo, from Latin gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’

Gratitude in a sentence (word usage in newspaper)

  • Gratitude May be the Secret to Happy Marriage.
  • Attitude defines success, gratitude defines happiness.
  • The second way we can show gratitude for God’s gifts is to share the spirit of love with others.
  • Chandrababu also expressed gratitude towards the farmers who voluntarily gave away their lands for the construction.
  • The victim’s father expressed his gratitude to the police and the media for ensuring that justice was done to his 23-year-old daughter.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gratitude

  • Gratitude = great attitude = thanks

Gratitude Pronunciation

The Science of Happiness – An Experiment in Gratitude