Drab

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Drab

  • (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

Drab origin

  • 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

Drab pronunciation

Tepid

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Tepid

  • (adj) (especially of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm. “she soaked a flannel in the tepid water”
  • (adj) showing little enthusiasm. “the applause was tepid”

Tepid meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गुनगुना, उत्साहहीन, बेमन से दिया गया

Tepid origin

  • late Middle English: from Latin tepidus, from tepere ‘be warm’.

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

  • India’s first startup IPO to open on Friday; here’s what you must know, NEW DELHI: Alphalogic Techsys, India’s first startup IPO, will hit the … Its listed peers included Xelpmoc Design, which had a tepid listing in …
  • How much more stress is left for Indian stock markets, To top it, tepid domestic earnings and a slowing Indian economy further concerns investors have to contend. Investors at this point are not …
  • Market starts on a tepid note; Nifty slips below 11000, MUMBAI: Domestic equity benchmarks BSE sensex and NSE Nifty started on a negative note on Wednesday as investors remained risk averse …
  • As FPI selling, tepid earnings dampen sentiment, here are 10 factors …, As FPI selling, tepid earnings dampen sentiment, here are 10 factors that will keep … Among others, Bank of India, Ashok Leyland, DLF, Bank of …
  • India Spices: Turmeric slips on tepid buying; cardamom down 4%, The September contract of cardamom on the Multi Commodity Exchange of India hit the 4% lower circuit as rising supply of the new crop kept …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tepid 

  • tepid sounds like torpid which is sluggish ie, inactive
  • te(tea) and pid(dip):ypu can dip ur hand into tea only when it is lukewarm

Tepid pronunciation


Lackadaisical

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Lackadaisical meaning in Hindi

Lackadaisical Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Lackadaisical

  • (adj) lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy; “I was lackadaisical about my training”

Lackadaisical meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • निरुत्साहपूर्ण

Lackadaisical Origin

  • mid 18th century (also in the sense ‘feebly sentimental’): from lackaday or its obsolete extended form lackadaisy.

Lackadaisical in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Lethargic, lackadaisical and insensitive bureaucracy in India.
  • World in reality has a lackadaisical approach to Tibet’s Panchen Lama.
  • The writing is also curiously confused and lackadaisical.
  • All three films seem to be lackadaisical when it comes to building the character of the hero.
  • In its earlier orders, the court has observed that a lackadaisical approach on part of law-enforcing agencies.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of lackadaisical

  • lackadaisical = lacking + spirit

Lackadaisical Pronunciation