Cling

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Cling

  • (Verb) hold on tightly to. “she clung to Joe’s arm”
  • (Verb) adhere or stick firmly or closely to; be hard to part or remove from. “the smell of smoke clung to their clothes”
  • (Verb) remain very close to. “the fish cling to the line of the weed”
  • (Verb) remain persistently or stubbornly faithful to. “she clung resolutely to her convictions”
  • (Verb) be overly dependent on (someone) emotionally. “you are clinging to him for security”
  • (noun) a clingstone peach.

Cling meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कसकर लिपट जाना, चिपके रहना, चिपक जाना, लिपट जाना, टिके रहना, बने रहना, जकड़ा होना, अडिग रहना, कृतज्ञ रहना, चिपटना, चिमटना, दृढ़ पकड़ना, लगाव मानना, लिपटना, वफ़ादार रहना, सख़्त पकड़ना

Cling origin

  • Old English clingan ‘stick together’, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch klingen ‘adhere’, Middle High German klingen ‘climb’, also to clench.

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

  • Can Ravi Shastri cling on to his job as India coach?, India’s hunt for a new coach has attracted top international names, including Australian Tom Moody, despite captain Virat Kohli backing Ravi …
  • Karnataka: Did Rahul Gandhi target Siddaramaiah for loss of power?, “It is a habit in India that the powerful cling to power, No one sacrifices power. But we will not defeat our opponents without sacrificing the desire …
  • After murdering and raping India, 20, her killer went for a kebab to …, Tenniswood did get India into a taxi, but he didn’t get her home. … “Instead you just replace the cling film, rather than the rigmarole of cleaning.
  • James Carafano: India-Pakistan Kashmir dispute – Here’s why things …, Yet India and Pakistan have tugged over the territory since 1948. … Rather than cling to a foreign policy founded on the belief that Pakistan can …
  • Cling Masterbatchs Market to Boom in Near Future by 2025 Industry …, Industrial Growth Forecast Report Cling Masterbatchs Market 2019-2025: The … Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia)

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Cling 

  • rhymes with hang

Cling pronunciation