Meddle

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Meddle 

  • (verb) interfere in something that is not one’s concern. “I don’t want him meddling in our affairs”
  • (verb) touch or handle (something) without permission. “you have no right to come in here meddling with my things”

Meddle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • हाथ लगाना, दखल देना, हस्तक्षेप करना, काम में हस्तक्षेप करना

Meddle origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘mingle, mix’): from Old French medler, variant of mesler, based on Latin miscere ‘to mix’.

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

  • Did Shanmukham Chetty, India’s First Finance Minister, Meddle With …, R K Shanmukham Chetty–an alumnus of the Madras Christian College, and Madras law college–has had the ‘rare privilege’ of being India’s …
  • Trump jokes to Putin: ‘Don’t meddle in the election, please’, When asked if he would warn Russia not to meddle in the next … taking advantage of the US on support for NATO and that India’s tariffs on the ..
  • Top Court Won’t Meddle With HC Order Involving Trinamool Leader’s …, The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the …
  • Gandhis should not meddle with new Congress chief, The Congress will have to define the role of Gandhis in the party before a non-Gandhi is appointed president for the success of a new …
  • Democrats pan Donald Trump’s election meddling joke with Vladimir …, With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia’s Vladimir Putin “Don’t meddle in the election” in their first meeting …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Meddle 

  • meddle like middle = in between 2 parties ….. means to interfere….to tamper 🙂

Meddle pronunciation


Eavesdrop

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Eavesdrop

  • (verb) secretly listen to a conversation. “my father eavesdropped on my phone calls”

Eavesdrop meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • छिप कर बातें सुनना, प्रच्छन्न श्रवण, ओलती से लग के सुनना, दूसरे की बात छिपकर सुनना, गुप्त वार्ता को सुनना, छिप कर बात सुनना, कान पड़ जाना, छिपकर बातें सुनना

Eavesdrop origin

  • early 17th century: back-formation from eavesdropper (late Middle English)‘a person who listens from under the eaves’, from the obsolete noun eavesdrop ‘the ground on to which water drips from the eaves’, probably from Old Norse upsardropi, from ups ‘eaves’ + dropi ‘a drop’.

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

  • Due to a booming cybercrime scene, India is expected to surpass the … increased 30% in 2018 TechRepublic; Amazon workers eavesdrop on …
  • Boney Kapoor’s text message to Khushi Kapoor’s friend is every Indian dad! …… I actually stood right in my tracks and turned around to eavesdrop more, sadly, …
  • Now it will flag the stalkerware with a privacy alert about the program’s ability to eavesdrop on your phone calls and collect your chat messages.
  • The bug that came into users’ attention 24 hours before the earning call let anyone eavesdrop and hear the other person before they pick up …
  • China and Russia eavesdrop on President Donald Trump as he uses his unsecure cellphone to “gossip, gripe or solicit” his friends’ take on …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Eavesdrop

  • A vase drop while eaves dropping.

Eavesdrop pronunciation