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

How to pronounce Drab / Drab pronunciation

Clinical

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Clinical

  • (adj) relating to the observation and treatment of actual patients rather than theoretical or laboratory studies. “clinical medicine”
  • (adj) (of a disease or condition) causing observable and recognizable symptoms. “clinical depression”
  • (adj) very efficient and without feeling; coldly detached. “nothing was left to chance – everything was clinical”
  • (adj) (of a room or building) bare, functional, and clean. “the room was white and clinical”

Clinical meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • नैदानिक, भाव आवेग के बिना, भावशून्य, सादगी, असज्जित, रोग विषयक

Clinical origin

  • late 18th century: from Greek klinikē ‘bedside’ (see clinic) + -al.

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

  • Harmanpreet Kaur Achieves This T20I Milestone Before MS …, In the series, India produced a clinical performance to take an unassailable lead of 3-0 in the six-match series. India won the first match after …
  • Telangana hospitals emerge top clinical trial hubs, HYDERABAD: Government-run hospitals are the biggest clinical trial labs in Telangana and Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) tops …
  • Healthcare ecosystem in India is transforming with digital disruption: CII … As a result, the majority feel their clinical knowledge and skills, need ..
  • Medical Council Calls for Cancelling Research on Babies in …, New Delhi: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has recommended penalties for two clinical trials on baby foods, funded by Nestle …
  • Clinical Trials In Niloufer: Another Dark Angle In the Medical field … The Clinical Trials Registry of India reports that 300 children had …

Clinical pronunciation

How to pronounce Clinical / Clinical pronunciation

Sit on the fence

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sit on the fence meaning

‘Sit on the fence’ Idiom Meme – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Sit on the fence

  • (idiom) avoid making a decision or choice

Sit on the fence Origin

  • During the American revolutionary war, a prominent person from New Jersey, Judge Imlay, could not decide which side to support – the Revolutionaries or the Loyalists. When asked for an opinion, it was stated that until Judge Imlay knew which was the strongest group, he would stay on the fence

Sit on the fence in a sentence (idiom usage in newspaper)

  • I have been sitting on the fence a long time, perfectly positioned between staying with her and leaving. How do get off the fence and decide?
  • A lot of people really don’t like others being opinionated, they would rather you sit on the fence instead of having a strong opinion.
  • Given the painful way we achieved Independence, it is shameful to sit on the fence.
  • I’m not saying one should sit on the fence, or reserve any point of view.
Sit on the Fence Idiom Expressing Indecision in English Politics Vocabulary Elections in English