Eavesdrop

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Eavesdrop

  • (verb) secretly listen to a conversation. “my father eavesdropped on my phone calls”

Eavesdrop meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • छिप कर बातें सुनना, प्रच्छन्न श्रवण, ओलती से लग के सुनना, दूसरे की बात छिपकर सुनना, गुप्त वार्ता को सुनना, छिप कर बात सुनना, कान पड़ जाना, छिपकर बातें सुनना

Eavesdrop origin

  • early 17th century: back-formation from eavesdropper (late Middle English)‘a person who listens from under the eaves’, from the obsolete noun eavesdrop ‘the ground on to which water drips from the eaves’, probably from Old Norse upsardropi, from ups ‘eaves’ + dropi ‘a drop’.

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

  • Due to a booming cybercrime scene, India is expected to surpass the … increased 30% in 2018 TechRepublic; Amazon workers eavesdrop on …
  • Boney Kapoor’s text message to Khushi Kapoor’s friend is every Indian dad! …… I actually stood right in my tracks and turned around to eavesdrop more, sadly, …
  • Now it will flag the stalkerware with a privacy alert about the program’s ability to eavesdrop on your phone calls and collect your chat messages.
  • The bug that came into users’ attention 24 hours before the earning call let anyone eavesdrop and hear the other person before they pick up …
  • China and Russia eavesdrop on President Donald Trump as he uses his unsecure cellphone to “gossip, gripe or solicit” his friends’ take on …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Eavesdrop

  • A vase drop while eaves dropping.

Eavesdrop pronunciation


Antecedent

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Antecedent English Hindi Meaning

Antecedent Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with pictures

Antecedent [an-tuhseed-nt]

  • (noun) a thing that existed before or logically precedes another;“some antecedents to the African novel might exist in Africa’s oral traditions”
  • (noun) a person’s ancestors or family and social background.Little is known about his birth and antecedents”
  • (adj) preceding in time or order; previous or pre-existing.“antecedent events”
  • (grammar) a word, phrase, or clause that is replaced by a pronoun or other substitute later, or occasionally earlier, in the same or in another, usually subsequent, sentence. In Sachin lost a glove and he can’t find it, Sachin is the antecedent of he and glove is the antecedent of it.

Antecedent (ऐन्टिसीडन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • पूर्वज, पूर्ववर्ती, पूर्व पद, पूर्वपद, पूर्वगामी

Antecedent origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French or from Latin antecedent- ‘going before’, from antecedere, from ante ‘before’ + cedere ‘go’

Antecedent in a sentence (usage in newspaper)

  • Declaration of criminal antecedents must for candidates: Supreme Court
  • He sometimes behaves abnormally so we have sought help of the Vellore police to find out his antecedent.
  • If the antecedent of a candidate is tainted with doubtful integrity, as in the present case, the same is relevant for eligibility criteria.
  • Varanasi’s unorthodox Holi kavi sammelan (gathering of poets) has no identifiable antecedent.
  • Police, however, later attributed the killing to the criminal antecedent of the boy’s father.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of antecedent

  • Ante(before)+incident, so antecedent means something that happened before or come before.

Antecedent Pronunciation

Antecedent – Jargon of the Day