Totter

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Totter

  • (noun) a person who makes a living by salvaging saleable items from dustbins or rubbish heaps. “Coney Street in York was a totter’s paradise on Tuesday morning”
  • (verb) a feeble or unsteady gait.
  • (verb) move in a feeble or unsteady way. “a hunched figure tottering down the path” 
  • (verb) (of a building) shake or rock as if about to collapse. “tottering, gutted houses”
  • (verb) be insecure or about to fail. “the pharmaceutical industry has tottered from crisis to crisis”

Totter meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • लडखड़ाना,डगमगाते हुए चलना, कंपना, डगमगाते हुए चलना, डगमगाना, लंगड़ाते हुए चलना, लड़खड़ाते हुए चलना

Totter origin

  • Middle English: from Middle Dutch touteren ‘to swing’ (the original sense in English).
  • late 19th century: from tot3.

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

  • India ‘A’ totter at 11-4 after West Indies ‘A’ score 318, Port of Spain: Test specialists Hanuma Vihari and Mayank Agarwal were dismissed cheaply leaving India A tottering at 11 for 4 in the first hour …
  • India’s World Cup campaign ends in heartbreak: Virat Kohli …, What does one make of India’s World Cup 2019 campaign? … In the semi-final, when India were tottering at 24 for 4, Dhoni doesn’t walk out to …
  • Air Fares Soar, IndiGo and SpiceJet Rake in the Profits as Jet …, and SpiceJet Rake in the Profits as Jet Airways Continues to Totter … India’s public sector banks, led by SBI, are making feeble attempts at …
  • Edutainment Market A Well-Defined Technological Growth …, CurioCity, Kindercity, Mattel Play Town, Totter’s Otterville, Kidz Holding S.A.L, … Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, Korea, India and Southeast Asia)
  • Straight from the horse’s mouth, We’ve just watched them totter and canter on the race track, and all eyes are on … says Byramji, who is among the four women trainers in India.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Totter

  • cant believe no one thought abt it – TOT – is a baby – always moves unsteadily – abt to fall
  • Sounds Like Torture.therefore while someone is released after being tortured..he moves unsteadily.

Totter pronunciation

Tumble

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Tumble

  • (verb) fall suddenly, clumsily, or headlong. “she pitched forward, tumbling down the remaining stairs”
  • (verb) move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way. “police and dogs tumbled from the vehicle”
  • (verb) fall rapidly in amount or value. “property prices tumbled”
  • (verb) rumple; disarrange. “he slept fitfully for the third night in a row, tumbling the covers about him as he tried to get comfortable”
  • (verb) perform acrobatic feats, typically handsprings and somersaults in the air
  • (noun) dry (washing) in a tumble dryer. “the machine gentle tumbles the clothes in cool air for ten minutes”
  • (noun) understand the meaning or hidden implication of (a situation). “she’ll ring again as soon as she tumbles to what she’s done”
  • (noun) have sexual intercourse with. “he was tumbling a strange woman”
  • (noun) clean (castings, gemstones, etc.) in a tumbling barrel.
  • (noun) a sudden or headlong fall. “I took a tumble in the nettles”
  • (noun) a rapid fall in amount or value. “a tumble in share prices”
  • (noun) an untidy or confused arrangement or state. “her hair was a tumble of untamed curls”
  • (noun) a handspring, somersault in the air, or other acrobatic feat.
  • (noun) an act of sexual intercourse.
  • (noun) a friendly sign of recognition, acknowledgement, or interest. “not a soul gave him a tumble”

Tumble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • बार बार लुढकना, समझ में आना, भाव गिरना, गिरावट, यहाँ वहाँ, अचानक गिरना, कलाबाजी खाना, कलैया मारना, अस्त व्यस्त की स्थिति, गिर जाना, गिर पड़ना, मूल्य गिरना, गिरना

Tumble origin

  • Middle English (as a verb, also in the sense ‘dance with contortions’): from Middle Low German tummelen ; compare with Old English tumbian ‘to dance’. The sense was probably influenced by Old French tomber ‘to fall’. The noun, first in the sense ‘tangled mass’, dates from the mid 17th century.

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

  • Xiaomi plans $1.5 bn buyback to arrest stock tumble, shares rise 7%, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp announced a HK$12 billion ($1.53 billion) share buyback plan on Tuesday, in a reversal of its …
  • Indian state bank shares tumble on megamerger plan, Shares in major Indian state banks tumbled on Tuesday as investors got their first chance to react to a government plan to consolidate the …
  • Indian markets tumble 1% on weakening yuan, trade war, Mumbai: Indian benchmark indices shed more than 1% on Monday as adverse local and global factors—including the scrapping of the special …
  • Bank mergers fail to cheer Sensex, rupee as both tumble in early trade … It is to be noted that this is the first day of markets in India after the …
  • Live Cricket Score – West Indies vs India, Day 4, 2nd Test, Jamaica, India made a rollicking start to their Test championship campaign, bulldozing West Indies across the two-Test series and … West Indies tumble!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tumble

  • tumble sounds like temple and lord Ram’s temple was destroyed in Ayodhya, so tumble means fall
  • a humble man tumbled down the stairs at the party

Tumble pronunciation


Reel

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Reel

  • (noun) a cylinder on which film, wire, thread, or other flexible materials can be wound. “a cotton reel”
  • (noun) a length of something wound on to a reel. “a reel of copper wire”
  • (noun) a part of a film. “in the final reel he is transformed from unhinged sociopath into local hero”
  • (noun) a device for winding and unwinding a line as required, in particular the line attached to a fishing rod.
  • (noun) a lively Scottish or Irish folk dance. “we put on the record player and danced reels”
  • (verb) wind something on to a reel by turning the reel. “sailplanes are often launched by means of a wire reeled in by a winch”
  • (verb) bring in a fish attached to a line by turning a reel and winding in the line. “he reeled in a good perch”
  • (verb) lose one’s balance and stagger or lurch violently. “he punched Connolly in the ear, sending him reeling”
  • (verb) walk in a staggering or lurching manner, especially while drunk. “the two reeled out of the bar arm in arm”
  • (verb) feel shocked, bewildered, or giddy. “the Prime Minister was reeling from a savaging inflicted in the Commons”

Reel meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सिनेमा रील, एक विशेष प्रकार का नृत्य, रील संगीत, अटेरन, घिरनी, चरखी, कुंडल, रील, एक प्रकार का नाच, घिरनी या चरखी पर भूत चढ़ाना, घूम घूम कर नाचना, फेंटी बनाना, चक्कर खाना हिल जाना, लच्छा बनाना, घूमना, चकराना, डगमगाना, लड़खड़ाना, लड़खड़ाना, अटेरना

Reel origin

  • Old English hrēol, denoting a rotatory device on which spun thread is wound; of unknown origin.

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

  • REEL Strengthens Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team …, REEL’s comprehensive and cost-effective set of environmental services and solutions are playing an important role in helping India and other …
  • Safety Drives Top India Bond Underwriter to Sovereign Debt, (Bloomberg) — As India’s credit markets reel from a string of defaults, the nation’s top bond underwriter is taking refuge in the safety of government debt.
  • North, central India reel under heatwave, monsoon advances in Kerala, NEW DELHI: There was no relief from the heatwave conditions in north and central regions of India even as monsoon advanced in the southern …
  • Indian start-ups reel in the big fish, India’s burgeoning digital start-up landscape, already one of the largest markets in the world for technology and social media companies, has …

Reel pronunciation


Falter

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Falter

  • (verb) lose strength or momentum. “the music faltered, stopped, and started up again”
  • (verb) speak hesitantly. “‘A-Adam?’ he faltered”
  • (verb) move unsteadily or hesitantly. “he faltered and finally stopped in mid-stride”

Falter meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • हिचक, अटकना, डगमगाना, लड़खड़ाना, लड़खड़ाना, हकलाना, अटक के बोलना, डिगना, भचकना

Falter origin

  • late Middle English (in the senses ‘stammer’ and ‘stagger’): perhaps from the verb fold1 (which was occasionally used of the faltering of the legs or tongue) + -ter as in totter .

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

  • World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz’s almighty yawn becomes a meme magnet …, yawn becomes a meme magnet even as Pakistan falter against India … India dominated Pakistan in their World Cup encounter on Sunday as …
  • sensex, Nifty Falter as Tariffs on US Goods Stoke Trade War Fears, Indian shares fell on Monday, dented by losses across sectors, after the country slapped higher tariffs on certain US products in retaliation to …
  • Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men’s recurve team book three Olympic …, book three Olympic quota places in archery, women falter against Belarus … India men’s recurve team booked three quota places for Tokyo …
  • India falter in first warm-up game, London: Indian batting line-up’s soft underbelly lay exposed in slightly favourable bowling conditions as New Zealand gave a rude wake-up call …
  • Union ministers Gadkari, Bhamre leading; Shinde, Chavan falter, NAGPUR/MUMBAI: Union ministers and BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari and Subhash Bhamre are leading over their nearest rivals in Maharashtra …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Falter

  • falter is like farter.. who farts a lot.. people hesitate farting in public.. so HESITATE
  • FALTER-fall in gutter becoz u feel weak and stumbling while walking

Falter pronunciation