Peculiar

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Peculiar

  • (adj) different to what is normal or expected; strange. “he gave her some very peculiar looks”
  • (adj) slightly and indefinably unwell. “I felt a little peculiar for a while”
  • (adj) particular; special. “any attempt to explicate the theme is bound to run into peculiar difficulties”
  • (adj) belonging exclusively to. “some languages are peculiar to one region”
  • (noun) a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, and subject to the direct jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop. “deans and canons of royal peculiars, notably Westminster Abbey and Windsor”

Peculiar meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अजीब, असामान्य, विचित्र, निराला, खास, विशेष, व्यक्तिगत, बीमार

Peculiar origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘particular’): from Latin peculiaris ‘of private property’, from peculium‘property’, from pecu ‘cattle’ (cattle being private property). The sense ‘strange’ dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Opinion: The peculiar Indian curse of ‘first-class first’, As the Indian team, the tournament favourite, exited the cricket World Cup after losing to New Zealand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted …
  • Mumbai: Fines for cattle on roads to rise 300%, MUMBAI: To a traveller, the one peculiar constant on the Indian landscape is the presence of cattle on our roads. BMC has now decided to take …
  • Kodaikanal’s ‘hill garlic’ gets GI tag, As for its uniqueness, the application said: “Kodaikanal Hill Garlic is very peculiar than other varieties cultivated throughout India. The pungent …
  • Chandrayaan-2: a successful launch will give India a strategic …, This is India’s second lunar moon mission, and includes a lunar orbiter, a lander (Vikram), … We really need to address these peculiar lacunae.
  • The peculiar case of illegal encroachments in Mumbai and snail’s .., The Dongri building collapse which claimed 13 lives and injured 25 people on Tuesday is still fresh in the minds of people. Maharashtra Chief …

Peculiar pronunciation


Queer

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Queer

  • (adj) strange; odd. “she had a queer feeling that they were being watched”
  • (adj) slightly ill. “he was feeling rather queer”
  • (adj) denoting or relating to a sexuaor gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms. “queer geek culture has featured gay themes since the 1980s”
  • (noun) a homosexual man.
  • (verb) spoil or ruin (an agreement, event, or situation). “Reg didn’t want someone meddling and queering the deal at the last minute”

Queer meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • समलैंगिक आदमी, विचित्रता, समलैंगिक, विचित्र, अजीब

Queer origin

  • early 16th century: considered to be from German quer ‘oblique, perverse’, but the origin is doubtful.

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

  • We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex, In India, learning about the birds and the bees can be a conflicting experience. On one hand, there’s the uncomfortable coughing and red-faced …
  • Queer literature in India: Son, are you Mohanaswamy?, There is a lack of queer literature in Indian languages, he said, adding that it was a sorely needed category. This is true. Hours of research later, …
  • Campuses in the city fight the queer taboo, During the Pride Month, we conducted a queer filmmaking workshop ….. The cricketer was also surprised to know that former Indian cricketer …
  • Not my fault I was born gay: 19-year-old commits suicide over …, People in India do not like that, read the Facebook post. Please … Speaking to the New Indian Express, C Moulee, founder of Queer Chennai …
  • TLI Explains: The Origin Of LGBT Movements & The Term ‘Queer‘, In recent years, many countries including India have recognized third gender and homosexuals which were the result of many different …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Queer

  • queer is similar to weird which also means STRANGE.
  • To stand in a QUEUE for bEER is utterly strange.

Queer pronunciation


Precarious

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Precarious 

  • (adj) not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse. “a precarious ladder”
  • (adj) dependent on chance; uncertain. “he made a precarious living as a painter”

Precarious meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अनिश्चित, अस्थिर, खतरनाक, बेठिकाना, संकटपूर्ण, संदिग्ध, जोखिम का, दुविधा में

Precarious origin

  • mid 17th century: from Latin precarius ‘obtained by entreaty’ (from prex, prec- ‘prayer’) + -ous.

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

  • Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for …, Return of the Tanker Wars: US – Iran tensions could get precarious for New … The US has applied immense pressure on India to bring down oil …
  • Sree Iyer on the US-Iran escalation and its impact on India, A precarious economy might get a jolt if war erupts between the US and Iran and India has the most to lose, opines Sree Iyer. With deft diplomacy, India can play …
  • Libra Could Be Unbalanced by Indian Crypto Laws, Despite cryptocurrencies’ precarious standing within Indian law, the media outlet reports “Facebook has not filed any application with RBI …
  • Kapil’s masterpiece — a tipping point in India’s sporting history, Kapil Dev’s unbeaten 175 (138b, 16×4, 6×6), miraculous in its conception, resuscitated India from a precarious 17 for five in a World Cup match …
  • Left’s position gets more precarious, Between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India, the Left is down to five seats in the Lok Sabha, its worst-ever …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Precarious 

  • PRE+CARE+IOUS -> We have to take CARE while doing something risky so that it does not go wrong…
  • Precarious-sounds ilke please carry Us..but thats very risky

Precarious pronunciation


Dodgy

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Dodgy

  • (adj) dishonest or unreliable. “a dodgy second-hand car salesman”
  • (adj) potentially dangerous. “activities like these could be dodgy for your heart”
  • (adj) of low quality. “Spurs’ dodgy defence had thrown away a 2-0 lead”

Dodgy meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कठिन, कपटी, कुटिल, कुशल, खतरनाक, छली, धोखेबाजीपूर्ण, मक्कार, धूर्ततापूर्ण

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

  • A dodgy database casts further doubt on India’s GDP statistics. That throws fresh doubt on India’s GDP figures, which have drawn … The new database may be dodgy, but the old sources had flaws too.
  • Begining of an END?, We cannot recall if polls in India were ever a sort of performance …. consider the prospects of a leader who has a dodgy understanding of radio …
  • Dodgy drug distributors are actively targeting Aussies to buy study pills …, Dodgy drug distributors are actively targeting Aussies to buy study pills … India’s Sun Pharmaceutical is a major producer of modafinil sold …
  • CSMT Bridge Collapse: Dodgy contractors kept it in the family, It’s a tale of administrative wheels greased so well that no matter if a firm is blacklisted or penalised, it will still find a way to win crucial contracts ..
  • LTT still overrun by criminals, dodgy auto, taxi drivers, MUMBAI: Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) appears to be the worst face that Mumbai can present to visitors to the city. The dingy and dimly lit …

Dodgy pronunciation


Ambiguous

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Ambiguous English Hindi meaning

Ambiguous Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Ambiguous [am-big-yoo-uh s]

  • (adj) open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning;“ambiguous phrases”
  • (adj) not clear or decided; “the election result was ambiguous”

Ambiguous (ऐम्बिग्यूअस) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अनेकार्थी, अस्पष्ट, संदिग्ध

Ambiguous Origin

  • early 16th century (in the sense ‘indistinct, obscure’): from Latin ambiguus ‘doubtful’ (from ambigere ‘waver, go around’, from ambi- ‘both ways’ + agere ‘to drive’) + -ous.

Ambiguous in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • On Tuesday HRD minister Smriti Irani gave a ambiguous reply in Lok Sabha to a question on allowing Ph.D and M.Phil.
  • They also claim that some of the rules are ambiguous, leading to cause for concern.
  • The regulation is ambiguous at many places and compliance requirements are not very clear.
  • While the budget document has been clearly and comprehensively structured it remains ambiguous about any tangible plan of action.
  • Likewise, the constitution is also ambiguous on federalism, land reform and other issues including gender rights.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of ambiguous

  • Ambiguous = “bi” means 2, guous ~ guess, I made 2 wild guess for ambiguous question.

Ambiguous Pronunciation

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