Whiff

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Whiff

  • (noun) a smell that is only smelt briefly or faintly. “I caught a whiff of eau de cologne”
  • (noun) an unpleasant smell.
  • (noun) an act of sniffing or inhaling. “I found my inhaler and took a deep whiff”
  • (noun) a trace or hint of something bad, menacing, or exciting. “there had been a whiff of financial scandal in the past”
  • (noun) a puff or breath of air or smoke. “whiffs of smoke emerged from the boiler”
  • (noun) (chiefly in baseball or golf) an unsuccessful attempt to hit the ball. get a
  • (noun) brief or faint smell of. “he whiffed the broth that was simmering on the stove”
  • (verb) get a brief or faint smell of. “he whiffed the broth that was simmering on the stove”

Whiff meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कश, झलक, हल्की गन्ध, झोंका, उड़ कर आना

Whiff origin

  • late 16th century (originally in the senses ‘gust of wind’ and ‘inhalation of tobacco smoke’, also, as a verb, ‘blow with a slight gust’): imitative.
  • early 18th century: perhaps from whiff1.

Whiff our in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India may soon break into the top 50 in ease of doing …, India is within touching distance of a place in the top 50 best places to do … The World Bank ranking comes as a whiff of fresh air for the Indian …
  • It’s time for Shillong’s cherry blossom festival, Pretty-in-pink blooms awash cherry blossom trees and the whiff of barbeque … music, and dance performances by natives of North East India.
  • Uttar Pradesh jail riot with cop torture and food grouse whiff, Five policemen including the deputy jailer at Gorakhpur jail were injured on Friday when a group of inmates attacked them at 6.30am and took …
  • India vs South Africa: Bowling allies and familiar follies, But once they get a whiff, this Indian attack can be ruthless. They reduced the Proteas to 136/6 at lunch. Even though Faf du Plessis fought a …
  • India’s booming appetite for opioids, For Indian cancer patients who once writhed in agony, there are ….. a reckless morphine addict or any whiff of scandal somewhere on the …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Whiff 

  • whiff sounds like SNIFF….I could sniff (smell) the fragrance of the flowers in a whiff of air.
  • WHI..WHY..SO why to give a HINT TO someone strange about your house..

Whiff pronunciation

How to Pronounce Whiff

Spate

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Spate

  • (noun) a large number of similar things coming in quick succession. “a spate of attacks on holidaymakers”
  • (noun) a sudden flood in a river.

Spate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बाढ़, बड़ी संख्या में

Spate origin

  • late Middle English (originally Scots and northern English in the sense ‘flood, inundation’): of unknown origin.

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

  • DGCA probe finds ‘alarming practices’ by some airlines, NEW DELHI: The crackdown on airlines following a spate of accidents and … GoAir and AirAsia India for 2 each and one for Heritage Aviation.
  • Pakistan’s continued support to Lashkar, Jaish obstacle for …, Acknowledging India’s demand that there cannot be any talks with …. rivulets and small streams are in spate, reminiscent of the floods in August …
  • Heavy rain alert in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued orange and … rivulets and small streams are in spate, reminiscent of the floods in …
  • Opinion | The RCEP as a trade opportunity rather than threat, … Development Report (WDR) 2020, owing to a spate of protectionist policies around … India has been poor in accessing Global Value Chains …
  • UP police on alert ahead of Supreme Court verdict of Ayodhya … , Talking to India Today, Singh said that he had visited Ayodhya with UP …. rivulets and small streams are in spate, reminiscent of the floods in …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Spate 

  • What will be fate of our state if there is a SPATE OR SUDDEN FLOOD?
  • Spate=spat(spit) but rather pure water.

Spate pronunciation

How to Pronounce Spate

Ado

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Ado English Hindi meaning

Ado Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture Dictionary

Ado

  • (noun) a state of agitation or fuss; “this is much ado about almost nothing”

Ado (अडू) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कष्ट, गड़बड़ी, झमेला, परेशानी, बखेड़ा, बतंगड़

Ado Origin

  • from Spanish and Portuguese -ado, or refashioning of Italian -ata, Spanish -ada, based on Latin -atus (past participial suffix of verbs ending in -are ).

Ado in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Much Ado about Nothing.
  • After much ado, Pakistan teams get go ahead to travel to India.
  • Rail Budget was much ado about nothing: Opposition
  • The prime minister then spoke and, without much ado, took the fight straight to the critics, a few of whom, like me, were seated in the front row.
  • Budget 2016, is it much Ado about nothing?

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Ado

  • Ado = do.. do.. do…   wait I am doing your work. Don’t create so much ado for nothing.

Ado Pronunciation

Much ado about ‘Yoruba Demons”

Much ado about 'Yoruba Demons"