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


zany

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zany

  • (adj) amusingly unconventional and idiosyncratic. “his zany humour”
  • (noun) a zany person.
  • (noun) a comic performer partnering a clown, whom he imitated in an amusing way.

zany meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • ठठोलिया, बेवकूफ़, भांड, मसखरा, मूर्ख, बौड़म, भाँड़, नासमझ, पागल, बेवकूफ, सनकी, हास्यास्पद, विदूषक जैसा

zany origin

  • late 16th century: from French zani or Italian zan(n)i, Venetian form of GianniGiovanni ‘John’, stock name of the servants acting as clowns in the commedia dell’arte.

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

  • The Giant Influence of Japanese Pop Culture, … of anime, with its exaggerated facial expressions and zany characters, poses …. The penetration of Japanese culture into India then becomes …
  • Kapil Dev Or Sharma? Twitter’s Take on Ranveer’s World Cup Antics, The actor, who is set to play former Indian skipper Kapil Dev in sports … Others couldn’t seem to look beyond Ranveer’s zany outfit – the actor …
  • ‘Aladdin’ review: The same old world, Lacking in originality, the only magical thing about this live-action remake is Will Smith’s zany Genie. Disney has been treading on very thin ice …
  • Donald Trump’s zany British vacation: How badly will he screw this …, Donald Trump’s zany British vacation: How badly will he screw this one …. “I have determined that India has not assured the United States that …
  • Looking ahead in 2019 the zany & unpredictable … pollution on human health and the environment in India and elsewhere around the world.”.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of zany

  • zany sounds like Johnny…Johnny Walker, a comedian with a zany sense of humour.
  • the new modal of ZEN car drives you crazy…

zany pronunciation


Grotesque

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grotesque meaning in Hindi

Grotesque Vocab Meme Dctionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Grotesque

  • (adj) odd or unnatural in shape, appearance, or character; fantastically ugly or absurd; bizarre; “a grotesque creature with a flattened body and a squashed head”
  • (adj) incongruous or inappropriate to a shocking degree; “stories of grotesque mismanagement and wasting of money”
  • (noun) a very ugly or comically distorted figure or image; “the rods are carved in the form of a series of gargoyle faces and grotesques”
  • (noun) a style of decorative painting or sculpture consisting of the interweaving of human and animal forms with flowers and foliage.

Grotesque (ग्रोटेस्क) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • असंगत, कुरूप, भद्दा, भ्रष्ट, विकृत, विचित्र, विलक्षण, विषम, हास्यप्रद

Grotesque Origin

  • mid 16th century (as noun): from French crotesque (the earliest form in English), from Italian grottesca, from opera or pittura grottesca ‘work or painting resembling that found in a grotto’; ‘grotto’ here probably denoted the rooms of ancient buildings in Rome which had been revealed by excavations, and which contained murals in the grotesque style.

Grotesque in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Chennai’s killers share grotesque trait: Like to watch victims die.
  • Harlan Ullman: Presidential race has become grotesque game show.
  • Grotesque ISIS video shows the training of child soldiers.
  • GROTESQUE images of gangrenous toes and clogged arteries are to be emblazoned across cigarette packets made for sale in UK shops.
  • An economy that tackles the grotesque inequality that is holding people back.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of grotesque

  • imagine a tusk grow on your face… you will look grotesque 🙂

Grotesque Pronunciation