(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
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
(adj) (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse. “this point may now seem obvious and trite”
Trite meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
घिसा-पिटा, जीर्ण, पुराना
mid 16th century: from Latin tritus, past participle of terere ‘to rub’.
Trite in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
Movie Review: ‘De De Pyaar De’ is Random and Trite, Besides, after a point, continuing the tradition of mediocre Bollywood masala, the film becomes increasingly random and trite. There’s a cameo …
Opinion | A revival plan for the Congress that would secure its future, It is trite to observe that crises are opportunities. … India is teeming with bright, energetic people from all walks of life who crave to serve the …
Walt Disney Pictures’ ‘Aladdin’ (Hindi) Movie Review: Poor Dialogues …, Come on, Mr. Dialogue Writer and whoever else is responsible for green-lighting these trite lines, Indian children are not idiots. An update: the …
Top Trends in Content Marketing, The internet bandwagon juggernaut in India has seen millions get on board, … One of the most trite comments bandied around in marketing …
Bills of rights for the vulnerable, … stating that they would replicate the NRC process for the whole of India. … It is trite to say that a general election confers a mandate upon the …
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Trite
trite sounds like tried…when smthng is tried again n again it bcomes hackneyed
TRITE is to give something no RESPITE (without any rest whatsoever) – to keep it
(adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
(adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”
Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)
नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण
late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.
Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)
While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
The reality was somewhat more prosaic.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic
Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative