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

Obfuscate

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Obfuscate 

  • (verb) make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible. “the spelling changes will deform some familiar words and obfuscate their etymological origins”
  • (verb) bewilder (someone). “the new rule is more likely to obfuscate people than enlighten them”

Obfuscate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अस्पष्ट करना, अंधेरा करना, किसी उलझन में डालना या होना, स्तम्भित कर देना, स्तब्ध कर देना, होश हवास गुम कर देना, असंबद्ध सूचना डालकर बात को अस्पष्ट करना, समझ के परे करना, उलझाना, ढकना, घबरा देना, काला करना

Obfuscate origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin obfuscat– ‘darkened’, from the verb obfuscare, based on Latin fuscus ‘dark’.

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

  • Opinion | Aaj ki Baat June 28 episode: Why Amit Shah said, Article …, For the first time, the Home Minister of India has unambiguously said in … Unlike Home Ministers in the past, who used to obfuscate on the ….
  • Information technology will give India’s pluralism a voice, Information technology will change that and India’s pluralism will be … It may be possible to deny or obfuscate the facts of inequality in India, but …
  • Diagnosed appeasement needs treatment, Right to life and security is the fundamental right of every Indian and in … of appeasement in India to blur and obfuscate fair administration and …
  • Whose narrative is JK’s delimitation, asks KCSDS, … majoritarianism of India in Kashmir to further politically disempower the … disempower and denigrate Kashmiris to obfuscate their struggle for ….
  • Vijay Mallya tries to obfuscate again: Attachment of assets worth Rs …, While laying hands on his assets indeed does partial justice to India and its taxpayers, full justice would be done only if in addition he is made …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Obfuscate 

  • obFUScate– same as conFUSe
  • Fuse bulb put you in dark now.

Obfuscate pronunciation