(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)
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 …
(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
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.
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 🙂