Spooky

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Spooky

  • (adj) sinister or ghostly in a way that causes fear and unease. “I bet this place is really spooky late at night”
  • (adj) easily frightened, nervous. “some horses are more spooky by nature than others”

Spooky meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • डरावना, भूत जैसा, भुतहा, डरपोक, डरावना, पिशाच-सदृश, ख़ौफ़नाक

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

  • The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the …. The city grew spooky with whiskered soldiers and glinting razor-wire.
  • New Jersey woman finds scary doll at home. What she did next …, In a rather creepy incident, a woman in New Jersey, USA, spotted a spooky clown doll at her residence while she was relaxing in the backyard, ..
  • Kashmiris Are Angry, Yet They Are Calm. Why?, A similar spooky silence prevails in rest of the Valley. … with militant groups, for supporting the secession of Kashmir from India and indulging in …
  • Artist Profiles: Karsh Kale, Being an Indian born in the U.K and brought up in the United States the … Spooky and can be heard performing on works by Sussan Deyhi
  • Was my Airbnb host a…witch?, I was in London, and my India SIM card wasn’t working so I couldn’t get …. uneventful nights—I would recommend it to those who like spooky

Spooky pronunciation


Peculiar

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Peculiar

  • (adj) different to what is normal or expected; strange. “he gave her some very peculiar looks”
  • (adj) slightly and indefinably unwell. “I felt a little peculiar for a while”
  • (adj) particular; special. “any attempt to explicate the theme is bound to run into peculiar difficulties”
  • (adj) belonging exclusively to. “some languages are peculiar to one region”
  • (noun) a parish or church exempt from the jurisdiction of the diocese in which it lies, and subject to the direct jurisdiction of the monarch or an archbishop. “deans and canons of royal peculiars, notably Westminster Abbey and Windsor”

Peculiar meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अजीब, असामान्य, विचित्र, निराला, खास, विशेष, व्यक्तिगत, बीमार

Peculiar origin

  • late Middle English (in the sense ‘particular’): from Latin peculiaris ‘of private property’, from peculium‘property’, from pecu ‘cattle’ (cattle being private property). The sense ‘strange’ dates from the early 17th century.

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

  • Opinion: The peculiar Indian curse of ‘first-class first’, As the Indian team, the tournament favourite, exited the cricket World Cup after losing to New Zealand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted …
  • Mumbai: Fines for cattle on roads to rise 300%, MUMBAI: To a traveller, the one peculiar constant on the Indian landscape is the presence of cattle on our roads. BMC has now decided to take …
  • Kodaikanal’s ‘hill garlic’ gets GI tag, As for its uniqueness, the application said: “Kodaikanal Hill Garlic is very peculiar than other varieties cultivated throughout India. The pungent …
  • Chandrayaan-2: a successful launch will give India a strategic …, This is India’s second lunar moon mission, and includes a lunar orbiter, a lander (Vikram), … We really need to address these peculiar lacunae.
  • The peculiar case of illegal encroachments in Mumbai and snail’s .., The Dongri building collapse which claimed 13 lives and injured 25 people on Tuesday is still fresh in the minds of people. Maharashtra Chief …

Peculiar pronunciation


Queer

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Queer

  • (adj) strange; odd. “she had a queer feeling that they were being watched”
  • (adj) slightly ill. “he was feeling rather queer”
  • (adj) denoting or relating to a sexuaor gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms. “queer geek culture has featured gay themes since the 1980s”
  • (noun) a homosexual man.
  • (verb) spoil or ruin (an agreement, event, or situation). “Reg didn’t want someone meddling and queering the deal at the last minute”

Queer meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • समलैंगिक आदमी, विचित्रता, समलैंगिक, विचित्र, अजीब

Queer origin

  • early 16th century: considered to be from German quer ‘oblique, perverse’, but the origin is doubtful.

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

  • We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex, In India, learning about the birds and the bees can be a conflicting experience. On one hand, there’s the uncomfortable coughing and red-faced …
  • Queer literature in India: Son, are you Mohanaswamy?, There is a lack of queer literature in Indian languages, he said, adding that it was a sorely needed category. This is true. Hours of research later, …
  • Campuses in the city fight the queer taboo, During the Pride Month, we conducted a queer filmmaking workshop ….. The cricketer was also surprised to know that former Indian cricketer …
  • Not my fault I was born gay: 19-year-old commits suicide over …, People in India do not like that, read the Facebook post. Please … Speaking to the New Indian Express, C Moulee, founder of Queer Chennai …
  • TLI Explains: The Origin Of LGBT Movements & The Term ‘Queer‘, In recent years, many countries including India have recognized third gender and homosexuals which were the result of many different …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Queer

  • queer is similar to weird which also means STRANGE.
  • To stand in a QUEUE for bEER is utterly strange.

Queer pronunciation


Perplex

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Perplex

  • (verb) make (someone) feel completely baffled. “she was perplexed by her husband’s moodiness”
  • (verb) complicate or confuse (a matter). “they were perplexing a subject plain in itself”

Perplex meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उलझाना, घबराना, घबरा देना, व्याकुल करना, हैरान करना, हक्का-बक्का करना, हक्का-बक्का कर देना, कठिन बनाना, हैरानी में डालना, निरुत्तर करना, लाजवाब करना, ज़्यादा पेचीदा बनाना

Perplex origin

  • late 15th century (as the adjective perplexed ): from the obsolete adjective perplex ‘bewildered’, from Latin perplexus ‘entangled’, based on plexus ‘interwoven’, from the verb plectere .

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

  • New disclosure requirements perplex companies, For the past few months, a slew of filings made mandatory by the Government of India have kept companies and corporate professionals busy.
  • DJ Perplex fue ASESINADO en México ¿Quién era este músico …, En los años 90, DJ Perplex descubrrió el trance, mientras que en 1994 realiza su primer viaje a la India, donde se dio cuenta de que la música …
  • Where will MS Dhoni bat? One riddle which continues to perplex …, New Delhi: The Test series is over, winning 3-0 under the leadership of Virat Kohli, and that brings Mahendra Singh Dhoni in the focus as India …
  • A bizarre interstellar object called ‘Oumuamua continues to perplex …, A bizarre interstellar object called ‘Oumuamua continues to perplex astronomers a year after it vanished. Here’s why a few scientists still …
  • Unclear school transfer regulations perplex parents, “I would like to move two of my children to an Indian curriculum school from their British curriculum school. They are currently in KG 2, and I …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Perplex 

  • PERPLEX: PER+PLEX (Plex means PLasma EXchange). Now, that sounds complicated. Perplex means to cause to be puzzled.
  • perplex = complex (full of confusion)

Perplex pronunciation


Baffle

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Baffle 

  • (verb) totally bewilder or perplex. “an unexplained occurrence that baffled everyone”
  • (verb) restrain or regulate (a fluid, sound, etc.). “to baffle the noise further, I pad the gunwales”
  • a device used to restrain the flow of a fluid, gas, etc. or to prevent the spreading of sound or light in a particular direction. “you can cut out glare from a strip light by concealing it behind a baffle”

Baffle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बाधिका, रोक, व्यारोध, चक्कर में डाल देना, गतिरोघक, ठगना, घबड़ा देना, चकरा देना, व्यर्थ या निष्फल कर देना, असमंजस में डालना, व्यर्थ करना, हैरान करना, विफल करना, चक्कर में डाल देना, मात देना, रोध, रोध पटल

Baffle origin

  • late 16th century (in the sense ‘cheat, deceive’): perhaps related to French bafouer ‘ridicule’ or obsolete French beffer ‘mock, deceive’.

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

  • Scary School Girls Baffle Investigators, Investigators are baffled by the scary behaviour of a group of girl students … “Psychiatry is unfortunately not taught in MBBS anywhere in India.
  • India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 …, India’s first ‘Scrambler style exhaust’ for Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 is here …. It comes with a baffle that which helps it meet the Indian noise …
  • Mysterious waves rippled around the world for 20 minutes, baffle …, … rolled around the world. The ripples, that originated 15 miles off the shores of a tiny island Mayotte in the Indian Ocean, lasted for 20 minutes.
  • Is India’s GDP growth good, bad, or ugly? Puzzling data baffle …, A change in the methodology to calculate gross domestic product is partly why India’s data is puzzling and is prompting economists to find a …
  • Mystery Quakes in Maharashtra’s Dahanu Baffle Experts, Force 60 …, Many students have left their schools in Dhundalwadi (the epicentre of the tremors in Palghar district) and returned to their homes in and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Baffle 

  • baffle sounds like buffalo and a wild buffalo can really frustrate you with his crazy actions.
  • Baffle = frustrate = bewilder. Now u can imagine about a Buffalo getting wild…

Baffle pronunciation