Fray

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Fray

  • (verb) (of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing. “cheap fabric soon frays”
  • (verb) (of a person’s nerves or temper) show the effects of strain. “as the temperature rose, tempers frayed”
  • (verb) (of a male deer) rub (a bush or small tree) with the head in order to remove the velvet from newly formed antlers, or to mark territory during the rut. “bucks mark their territory by fraying small trees”
  • (noun) a situation of intense competitive activity. “ten companies intend to bid for the contract, with three more expected to enter the fray”
  • (noun) a battle or fight. “he charged into the thick of the fray and went down fighting”

Fray meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दंगा , प्रतिस्पर्धा, लड़ाई, लड़ाई, कलह, झगड़ा, डराना, चिढ़ना, झगड़ कर तय करना, घिस जाना, उधेड़ना

Fray origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French freiier, from Latin fricare ‘to rub’.
  • late Middle English: from archaic fray ‘to quarrel’, from affray ‘startle’, from Anglo-Norman French afrayer (see affray).

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

  • India bests China in election to UN body, They made a statement of sorts Tuesday when India’s Jagjit Pavadia was … The election was tough with 15 candidates in the fray for five seats.
  • Lok Sabha elections, India Today’s Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) has found … There are four men and four women in the fray, making women …
  • India is scheduled to get two very large crude carriers with 4 million … Adding to the fray is India’s impressive export segment of petroleum
  • India’s Ganemat Sekhon today returned the joint third-best score in the … Two other Indians in the fray — Maheshwari Chauhan with 66 and …
  • Chandigarh: In Haryana, 223 candidates have been left in fray for election to 10 Lok Sabha seats after withdrawal of nomination by ten …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Fray

  • wen v fry somthin it makes lot of noise.
  • we only pray to God only when we are in the fray

Fray pronunciation


Rummage

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Rummage

  • (verb) search unsystematically and untidily through something; “he rummaged in his pocket for a handkerchief”
  • find (something) by rummaging; “Mick rummaged up his skateboard”
  • (of a customs officer) make a thorough search of (a vessel); “our brief was to rummage as many of the vessels as possible”
  • (noun) an unsystematic and untidy search; “open up the box and have a rummage around”
  • a thorough search of a vessel by a customs officer; “a rummage of the vessel revealed eighty cases of cigars”

Rummage (रुम्माज / रूममगे / रुममगे) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खोजना, छान मारना, खूब तलाश करना, उथल-पुथल करते हुए खोजना, ढूंढ मचाना, चप्पा चप्पा छान मारना, खोज, छानबीन, प्रथम आमाशय, फुटकर सामान, छान-बीन

Rummage origin

  • late 15th century: from Old French arrumage, from arrumer ‘stow (in a hold)’, from Middle Dutch ruim‘room’. In early use the word referred to the arranging of items such as casks in the hold of a ship, giving rise (early 17th century) to the verb sense ‘make a search of (a vessel’).

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

  • Bin raiders explain why they rummage through rubbish for cash.
  • Oh Man, its time to rummage in the freezer for a new Booker sponsor.
  • They go into it, rummage through it, steal the value things out of the car.
  • “Oh my gosh, it’s disgusting, it’s disgusting to have someone come and rummage through your fridge and eat your food,” said Jordan.
  • Shoppers who arrive unprepared can rummage through bins of free miscellaneous containers or purchase reusable packaging.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of rummage

  • yeh rumaal ageo (saalo) se dhoond raha hoon.

Rummage pronunciation