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

Hoary

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Hoary

  • (adj) greyish white “hoary cobwebs”
  • (adj) (of a person) old and having grey or white hair.(of a person) old and having grey or white hair.“a hoary old fellow with a face of white stubble”
  • (adj) used in names of animals and plants covered with whitish fur or short hairs, e.g. hoary bat, hoary cress.
  • (adj) overused and unoriginal; trite. “the hoary old adage often used by Fleet Street editors”

Hoary meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धवला, धूसर, पक्का, पलित , पुराना , बूढ़ा , भूरा, सफेद , सफ़ेद , पलित केश , सफेद छोटे छोटे बाल वाला , सफ़ेद बालोंवाला

Hoary origin

  • The word is old indeed; it traces to an Old English adjective that appeared in Beowulf. That “hoary” ancestor evolved into “hoar,” a synonym of “ancient” that has been part of our language since before the 12th century

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

  • Many commentators claim Omar is guilty of pushing the hoary old ‘dual loyalties trope’ about the Jewish diaspora. She probably is. Tlaib, the ..
  • Though barely 11-years-old since its formation in 2008, Bhongir boasts a hoary history with its famous fort atop a huge granite hill. And after the …
  • It is embedded in a hoary  Utah criminal code chapter on offenses against the family. So, it goes the way of other religiously sourced artifacts of …
  • By the hoary hosts of Hoggoth, Doctor Strange is coming back to the big screen! Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme, who used to spout invocations …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hoary

  • whose beard with age is hoar
  • nodded his hoary head

Hoary pronunciation