Drab

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Drab

  • (adj) lacking brightness or interest; drearily dull. “the landscape was drab and grey”
  • (adj) of a dull light brown colour. “drab camouflage uniforms”
  • (noun) clothes, especially trousers, made of drab. “a young man dressed in drabs”
  • (noun) a slovenly woman.
  • (noun) a prostitute.

Drab meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नीरस, फीका, एक-रूप, एकाकार, धूसर, भूरा

Drab origin

  • mid 16th century (as a noun denoting undyed cloth): probably from Old French drap ‘cloth’ (see drape).
  • early 16th century: perhaps related to Low German drabbe ‘mire’ and Dutch drab ‘dregs’.

Drab in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Column: A Far Cry From The Vibrant Indian Elections … ongoing campaign for the Christmas elections in this country strangely quiet and drab.
  • Pratap powers SC Railway to title, … SN Vohra’s All-India Gurmit Memorial Hockey Tournament here today. … Sector 42 Sports Complex, PNB took the lead after a drab first-half, …
  • Delhi must do what little it can to strengthen the civilian …, The current juncture in Pakistan is a good moment for India to speak up on … the Maulana has lent some colour to the drab Pakistani politics.
  • ISL 2019-20 diary: Problem with the opener, Kochi’s Nehru Stadium is a much sought-after venue in the Indian Super League and the season opener in two of … Drab draw on Diwali day.
  • Cricketers, officials enjoy top-class facilities at matches, even …, … a series that was drab and dreary, Virat Kohli told media-persons that … Sourav Ganguly, who was India’s skipper for over half a decade and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Drab 

  • Sounds like drag, if a movie is dragged unnecessarily it becomez boring or dull

Drab pronunciation

How to pronounce Drab / Drab pronunciation

Melancholic

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Melancholic English Hindi meaning

Melancholic Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi Translation

Melancholic [mel-uh n-kol-ik]

  • (adj) sadness, or a person who feels this way

  • (adj) disposed to or affected with melancholy; gloomy

Melancholic (मेलन्कालिक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अवसादग्रस्त, उदास, म्लान, विषादग्रस्त, विषादपूर्ण, उदासी की अवस्था

Melancholic Origin

  • Middle English: from Old French melancolie, via late Latin from Greek melankholia, from melas, melan- ‘black’ + kholē ‘bile’, an excess of which was formerly believed to cause depression

Melancholic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • I felt melancholic about this.
  • For it’s when we’re melancholic that words flow for most of us and the emoji simply usurps those words.
  • But having said that, The Lovers and the Leavers is not a melancholic book.
  • What is commendable is that both actors effortlessly transition from happy to melancholic to even angry in some scenes.
  • His demeanour suggests a meditative melancholic mood.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Melancholic

  • melan = ‘black’ = sadness

Melancholic Pronunciation

Bollywood – Melancholic scenes

Bollywood // Melancholy