Frivolous

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Frivolous

  • (adj) not having any serious purpose or value. “frivolous ribbons and lacy frills”
  • (adj) (of a person) carefree and superficial. “the frivolous, fun-loving flappers of the twenties”

Frivolous meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गंभीरता से विचार न करने वाला, हल्का, बेहूदा, तुच्छ

Frivolous origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin frivolus ‘silly, trifling’ + -ous.

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

  • State terms plea of lawyer ‘frivolous‘, Pune: The state prosecution on Saturday told a special judge to initiate contempt of court proceedings against lawyer Chandrakant Bidkar, …
  • MCA floats a new testing proposal to filter frivolous …, This has been entrusted with the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, which shall provide a portal for registration and administer the test.
  • False, frivolous allegations: Chief selector MSK Prasad hits …, Speaking to a newspaper, the 82-year-old Engineer, who played 46 Tests for India, ridiculed the credentials of India’s five-member selection …
  • Kartarpur Corridor opens door to humanity, These are challenging times for both India and Pakistan but the land on which Guru Nanak travelled and preached … This fee issue is frivolous.
  • The greatest threat to Pakistan comes from Afghanistan rather …, The Maulana dismissed these concerns as frivolous. … The broad agreement in Islamabad that India is the threat and the Taliban is an ally, …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Frivolous

  • Fri-vo-lous ~Free – If something is free, u dont take it seriously, you think oh they are giving it for free coz its not that important stuff.. or not the stuff in demand.. or not the stuff taken seriously by public..
  • Fri+vol+ous = Free+Will ->one who acts with his own will, carefree, not serious.

Frivolous pronunciation

Repartee

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Repartee

  • (noun) conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies. “he had a quick mind and a splendid gift of repartee”

Repartee meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • रसिकोत्तर, सरसोत्तर, मसखरापन का जवाब, शीघ्र चातुर्य पूर्ण उत्तर, हाजिर जवाबी, क्षिप्र उत्तर, व्यंग्य उक्ति

Repartee origin

  • mid 17th century: from French repartie ‘replied promptly’, feminine past participle of repartir, from re‘again’ + partir ‘set off’.

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

  • Patna, Mar 17 The presence of Lalu Prasad, known for his witty repartee and rustic mannerism, which made campaigning a lively affair, …
  • As with other quaffable novels that suggest endless parties and rapid repartee, high-polish beauties and dark underbellies, Killing Time is …
  • Witty repartee still features in Parliament. But does it persuade anymore?
  • PM Imran Khan, Sheikh Rashid engage in witty repartee
  • M Karunanidhi: For the master of repartee, wit was sharpest weapon

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Repartee 

  • The students gave a clever reply to the warden to party again in the hostel.
  • REPARTEE, rhymes with party, so think of the party men, i.e. the politicians who are known for giving a CLEVER REPLY when interviewed.

Repartee pronunciation