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

Insinuate

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Insinuate

  • (verb) suggest or hint (something bad) in an indirect and unpleasant way. “he was insinuating that I had no self-control”
  • (verb) slide (oneself or a thing) slowly and smoothly into a particular place. “I insinuated my shoulder in the gap”
  • (verb) manoeuvre oneself into (a favourable position) by subtle manipulation. “he insinuated himself into the king’s confidence”

Insinuate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • चालाकी भरा संकेत करना, ह्रदय में बिठाना, धीरे धीरे उकसाना, इशारा करना, चालाकी से सुझाना, धीरे-धीरे भड़काना, परोक्ष रूप से सुझाना, संकेत करना

Insinuate origin

  • early 16th century (in the sense ‘enter (a document) on the official register’): from Latin insinuat- ‘introduced tortuously’, from the verb insinuare, from in- ‘in’ + sinuare ‘to curve’.

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

  • Sagarika Ghose shares an old report to insinuate that the Army is using … a recent one to insinuate that the Indian Armed Forces are employing …
  • An RSS-Backed Body Says There’s No Need for Sex …., He then went on to insinuate that every time sex education has been … In India, learning about the birds and the bees can be a conflicting …
  • ‘Disturb’ tag on Kashmir visit, Jammu and Kashmir government spokesperson Rohit Kansal on Saturday appeared to insinuate that the aborted visit by an Opposition …
  • Rhea Chakraborty calls Chhichhore ‘brilliant film’. Rumored …, Probably your question, if well-founded, will help me insinuate it to the other person to know what to say next time. And probably when you put …
  • Susanna Reid unimpressed by Paul Hollywood’s organ …, Broadcaster India Willoughby and Jane Evans also joined the … shows and doesn’t want to have to explain what they insinuate to her children.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Insinuate 

  • IN(not)+SIGN….without any signal i.e indirectly hint or imply ….
  • The girl has lost her memory. The boy telling her – This is the INStitute IN which U ATE. He is trying to HINT, IMPLY to her.

Insinuate pronunciation


Vestige

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vestige English Hindi meaning

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

Vestige

  • (noun) a trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists; “the last vestiges of colonialism”

  • (noun) the smallest amount; “she showed no vestige of emotion”

  • (Biology) a part or organ of an organism which has become reduced or functionless in the course of evolution.

Vestige (वेस्टिज) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • चिह्न, निशान, पता, शेष, अवशेष

Vestige Origin

  • late Middle English: from French, from Latin vestigium ‘footprint’.

Vestige in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • General Jacob was the last vestige of a dying Jewish community in India.
  • The wall is revered as a vestige of Judaism’s two ancient temples and access to it is segregated by gender.
  • Clarke is the last vestige of Ponting’s once-in-a-lifetime squad and with his retirement my enthusiasm for the game has diminished sharply.
  • The only vestige of humanity and Indianness came from Akhlaq’s son, an Indian Air Force employee, who spoke about the incident.
  • Nahoum’s, the city’s last surviving Jewish bakery, remains a vestige of that dwindling heritage.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of word vestige

  • vestige -> in + (vestigate) = link it to remains/traces

Vestige Pronunciation

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