Drab

If you like us, please share with your friends!

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

Curb

If you like us, please share with your friends!

Curb

  • (noun) a check or restraint on something. “plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing”
  • (noun) a type of bit with a strap or chain attached which passes under a horse’s lower jaw, used as a check
  • (noun) a swelling on the back of a horse’s hock, caused by spraining a ligament.
  • (verb) restrain or keep in check. “she promised she would curb her temper”
  • (verb) restrain (a horse) by means of a curb.“both men were instinctively curbing their horses”
  • (verb) lead (a dog being walked) near the curb to urinate or defecate, in order to avoid soiling buildings, pavements, etc.

Curb meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सांकल, नियंत्रण रखना, पटरी का किनारा लगान की कड़ी, निप्रह, नियंत्रण, फुटपाथ, अटकाव, कड़ी, दबाव, नियंत्रण, प्रतिबंध, प्रतिबन्ध, फुटपाथ, रुकावट, रोक, अधीन करना, अपने मन का बना लेना, लगान देना, नियंत्रण करना, नियंत्रण रखना, वश में रखना, नियंत्रण करना, रोकना

Curb origin

  • late 15th century (denoting a strap fastened to the bit): from Old French courber ‘bend, bow’, from Latin curvare

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

  • HIV prevention drug can curb the epidemic for high-risk groups in India
  • In India, alcohol consumption increased by 38%; this means adults in … to alcohol will help curb non-communicable diseases, says the report.
  • India to curb tea exports to Pak, Kolkata: Indian tea producers have said they are ready to curb exports to Pakistan as part of an economic offence in response to the Pulwama …
  • India can curb TB deaths by 28% of tuberculosis related deaths over the next 30 years by subsidising tests and supporting patients to …
  • India has decided to curb the import of “non-essential items” and take further measures to boost exports as New Delhi seeks to reduce its …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Curb

  • It was very difficult to CURB(control/restrain) myself after seeing those luscious CURVEs in her body. 😉

Curb pronunciation

Does India Need a Law to Curb Extravagance in Weddings?

Lacklustre

If you like us, please share with your friends!

Lacklustre

  • (adje) lacking in vitality, force, or conviction, uninspired or uninspiring.
    “no excuses were made for the team’s lacklustre performance”
  • (adje) (of the hair or the eyes) not shining; dull.
    “the conditioner will revitalize lacklustre hair”

Lacklustre meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धुंधला, निष्प्रभ, निस्तेज, फीका, भावशून्य, प्रकाश हीन, बिना चमक का

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

  • Gold Rate Today: Gold trades lacklustre on muted spot demand
  • Banks likely to brighten up earnings in an otherwise lacklustre Q4 …
  • Match Recap: In-Form Hyderabad Beat Lacklustre Delhi by 5 Wickets
  • Lacklustre poll campaigning in Yavatmal-Washim
  • Mobile phone market set for lacklustre year

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Lacklustre 

  • lacking luster..

Lacklustre pronunciation

How To Pronounce Lacklustre

Indian Engineer Shot In Kansas: Trump's Response To Rising Hate Lacklustre?

Subjugate

If you like us, please share with your friends!

Subjugate

  • (verb) bring under domination or control, especially by conquest; “the invaders had soon subjugated most of the population”
  • (verb) make someone or something subordinate to; “the new ruler firmly subjugated the Church to the state”

Subjugate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Meaning)

  • जीतना, कुचल देना, पराजित करना, वशीभूत करना, वश में करना, अधीन करना, दास बनाना, वश करना

Subjugate Origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin subjugat- ‘brought under a yoke’, from the verb subjugare, based on jugum ‘yoke’.

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

  • Saudis use bullying as a tactic to subjugate others.
  • Most of the effort of humanity to date has been for one army to conquer and subjugate another.
  • I’ve also witnessed the brutal way we use words to subjugate and spiritually crush black women.
  • You can not subjugate us, you can not control our lives, you can never win.
  • Senior Trump Adviser Thinks Muslims ‘By And Large’ Want To ‘Subjugate‘ Non-Muslims.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of subjugate

  • sub log jhuk jao mere gate ke aage

Subjugate Pronunciation

Mantra to Subjugate Lust

Prosaic

If you like us, please share with your friends!

Prosaic

  • (adj) lacking imaginativeness or originality; “prosaic language can’t convey the experience”
  • (adj) commonplace; unromantic; “the masses were too preoccupied by prosaic day-to-day concerns”

Prosaic (प्रोज़ेइक / प्रोज़ैइक) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • नीरस, फीका, बेरस, मामूली, शुष्क, साधारण

Prosaic Origin

  • late 16th century (as a noun denoting a prose writer): from late Latin prosaicus, from Latin prosa ‘straightforward (discourse)’ (see prose). Current senses of the adjective date from the mid 18th century.

Prosaic in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • While England’s batting is so strong, the same cannot be said for their bowling which can have a prosaic look to it.
  • Think of words that add emphasise to your sentence, instead of going for the prosaic and easy words.
  • Tired of his prosaic job, Mumbai-based writer Shatrujeet Nath took a similar plunge midway through his journalistic career.
  • His methods might seem prosaic and a throwback to another era, but he brought stability to the Caribbean side through the course of the year.
  • The reality was somewhat more prosaic.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of prosaic

  • Prosaic – Prozac is a tablet given to depressed people. Depressed people are dull and unimaginative

Prosaic pronunciation

How to use PROSAIC in a sentence