Fray

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Fray

  • (verb) (of a fabric, rope, or cord) unravel or become worn at the edge, typically through constant rubbing. “cheap fabric soon frays”
  • (verb) (of a person’s nerves or temper) show the effects of strain. “as the temperature rose, tempers frayed”
  • (verb) (of a male deer) rub (a bush or small tree) with the head in order to remove the velvet from newly formed antlers, or to mark territory during the rut. “bucks mark their territory by fraying small trees”
  • (noun) a situation of intense competitive activity. “ten companies intend to bid for the contract, with three more expected to enter the fray”
  • (noun) a battle or fight. “he charged into the thick of the fray and went down fighting”

Fray meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दंगा , प्रतिस्पर्धा, लड़ाई, लड़ाई, कलह, झगड़ा, डराना, चिढ़ना, झगड़ कर तय करना, घिस जाना, उधेड़ना

Fray origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French freiier, from Latin fricare ‘to rub’.
  • late Middle English: from archaic fray ‘to quarrel’, from affray ‘startle’, from Anglo-Norman French afrayer (see affray).

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

  • India bests China in election to UN body, They made a statement of sorts Tuesday when India’s Jagjit Pavadia was … The election was tough with 15 candidates in the fray for five seats.
  • Lok Sabha elections, India Today’s Data Intelligence Unit (DIU) has found … There are four men and four women in the fray, making women …
  • India is scheduled to get two very large crude carriers with 4 million … Adding to the fray is India’s impressive export segment of petroleum
  • India’s Ganemat Sekhon today returned the joint third-best score in the … Two other Indians in the fray — Maheshwari Chauhan with 66 and …
  • Chandigarh: In Haryana, 223 candidates have been left in fray for election to 10 Lok Sabha seats after withdrawal of nomination by ten …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Fray

  • wen v fry somthin it makes lot of noise.
  • we only pray to God only when we are in the fray

Fray pronunciation


Stereotype

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Stereotype

  • (noun) a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. “the stereotype of the woman as the carer”
  • (noun) a person or thing that conforms to a widely held but oversimplified image of the class or type to which they belong. “don’t treat anyone as a stereotype”
  • (noun) a relief printing plate cast in a mould made from composed type or an original plate.
  • (verb) view or represent as a stereotype. “the city is too easily stereotyped as an industrial wasteland”

Stereotype meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सांद्र-मुद्र, घिसा-पिटा, ढले हुए टाइप की तख़्ती, छपाई का प्लेट, स्थिर नमूना, रूढ़िवादी, टकसाली, स्टिरियोटाइप, मुद्रण-फलक बनाना, मुद्रण-फलक से छापना, मुद्रण-फलक

Stereotype origin

  • late 18th century: from French stéréotype (adjective).

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

  • Stereotypes are dangerous: Sonam Kapoor
  • Racism and stereotypes in colonial India’s ‘Instagram’
  • Section 377 moored in gender stereotypes that reinforce sexism …
  • APAC Work of the Week: BookMyShow aims to break the stereotype
  • How the urban working woman in India is smashing stereotypes

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Stereotype

  • Stereos are usually large so it remains fixed in its place.
  • stereos are old..unchanging..though they are good, becuase of their fixed quality, they’re PRE-JUDICED to be inferior…

Stereotype pronunciation