Drab

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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

Deteriorate

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Deteriorate

  • (verb) become progressively worse. “relations between the countries had deteriorated sharply”

Deteriorate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खराब होना, दूषित होना

Deteriorate origin

  • late 16th century (in the sense ‘make worse’): from late Latin deteriorat- ‘worsened’, from the verb deteriorare, from Latin deterior ‘worse’.

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

  • Slowing demand: Credit profile of India Inc continues to …, The agency attributed the deterioration in the credit profile of corporate India to slowing growth, flagging demand and trade tension, …
  • India begins overwhelming favourite against South Africa, Yet, India, competitive abroad and ruthless at home, should start the … and uneven bounce that deteriorate further, standing up to spinners is …
  • Imran Khan at UN General Assembly: India must lift ‘inhuman …, Asserting that the situation in Kashmir will deteriorate once India lifts the curfew, Mr. Khan said, “You hope for the best but be prepared for the …
  • Amazon Great Indian Sale: Up to 47% off on Car Vacuum …, The daily accumulation of dirt, dust, and impurities can damage and deteriorate the look of your car interiors. Moreover, your normal home …
  • Watch | Economic Crisis Could Worsen, But Here’s Why the …, … chairman of Kotak Mahindra Bank, speaks to Karan Thapar on the serious economic situation India is in and how it could deteriorate further.

Deteriorate pronunciation

Dwindle

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Dwindle

  • (verb) diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength. “traffic has dwindled to a trickle”

Dwindle meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • क्षीण हो जाना, कम हो जाना, कम हो चलना, क्षीण होना, दुर्बल होना, भ्रष्ट हो चलना, महत्त्व खोना, सूखना

Dwindle origin

  • late 16th century: frequentative of Scots and dialect dwine ‘fade away’, from Old English dwīnan, of Germanic origin; related to Middle Dutch dwīnen and Old Norse dvína .

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

  • TV advertisements dwindle as brands tighten purse strings amid …, Prompted by the economic slowdown and low demand from consumers, India Inc has hit the pause button on advertising activities. The Pitch …
  • Butterfly populations dwindle in Pune region, Rampant urbanization in the Pune region has caused a drop in butterfly populations and shifts in their migratory patterns. Vilas Bardekar …
  • Optimism Dwindles as Indian Finance Minister Evasive on Crypto Ban …, The crypto industry in India is still in limbo this week while politicians acknowledge the proposed ban bill but remain evasive. The shift from …
  • Market tanks as stimulus hopes dwindle, Subramanian on Thursday said the Indian economy does not need a fiscal stimulus to tackle the ongoing economic slowdown. Speaking at the …
  • Numbers dwindle as HK airport protest continues, Hong Kong, Aug 10 The number of demonstrators have drastically dwindled as the mass sit-in at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dwindle 

  • if a swindler swindles you then your savings dwindle.
  • sounds like wind+dull�u say wind is dull when it is reduced gradually

Dwindle pronunciation


Delve

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Delve

  • (verb) reach inside a receptacle and search for something. “she delved in her pocket”
  • (verb) research or make painstaking inquiries into something. “the society is determined to delve deeper into the matter”
  • (verb) dig; excavate. “when Adam delved and Eve span, who was then the gentleman?”

Delve meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • गहन शोध करना, खूब छानबीन करना, खोजना, उलट-पुलटकर ढूंढ़ना, खोदना, तल्लीन करना

Delve origin

  • Old English delfan ‘dig’, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch delve.

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

  • Sonia shattered the perception that foreigners cannot lead the Indian …, Back in 1998, Vaiju Naravane, a veteran Indian journalist, travelled to the … in Indian politics, and Naravane wanted to delve into her childhood …
  • India Ends Kashmir Autonomy, Massacres Rock US: Weekend Reads, Delve into these and other stories about the top events in the past seven days with the latest edition of Weekend Reads. Click here for more of …
  • Culinary unity: Ideas and recipes behind many Indian dishes, are in …, That we have a range of such dishes that unite India means our cuisine is … The more you delve into the history of Indian cuisines the more you …
  • Delhi court convicts man for bursting non-green crackers, … contain harmful chemicals, which are termed ‘green crackers’, and the Union of India was asked to delve on the subject”. As per court records …
  • Smashing Stereotypes: At 14, She Was India’s Youngest Female Dhol …, Are you a lover of history and tradition? Want to delve into forgotten ancient games of India? Check options here.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Delve

  • delve sounds like shelves..you delve out the shelves for your girlfriends photo..
  • Sounds like Dell. My Dell machine is crashed. Now I want to INVESTIGATE why it is crashed?

Delve pronunciation