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

Slump

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Slump

  • (verb) sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply. “she slumped against the cushions”
  • (verb) undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount. “land prices slumped”
  • (verb) fail or decline substantially. “United slumped to another one–nil defeat”
  • (noun) a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something. “a slump in profits”
  • (noun) a prolonged period of abnormally low economic activity, typically bringing widespread unemployment. “he had survived two world wars and a slump”
  • (noun) a period of substantial failure or decline. “Arsenal’s recent slump”

Slump meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • कीमतों में कमी आना, मंदी, गिर पड़ना, गिरावट, भारी गिरावट आना, अवपात, धप् से गिर जाना, अकस्मात पतन, अधिक संख्या, अनेकता, गिर पड़ना, ढेर लगाना, दलदला, फेंकना, मंदी, संमिलित करना, संयुक्त करना

Slump origin

  • late 17th century (in the sense ‘fall into a bog’): probably imitative and related to Norwegian slumpe ‘to fall’.

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

  • Indian developers slump on bankruptcy and tax woes; HDIL, Oberoi …, The share slump highlights India’s intensifying demand slowdown. A series of economic shocks in the past three years, from the unexpected …
  • Top India Developer Slumps on Report of Supreme Court Probe, (Bloomberg) — Shares of DLF Ltd. plunged the most in almost three years after a newspaper reported that India’s top court is looking into …
  • Auto slump to hit investors, Indian economy; Here’s what government …, A vibrant auto sector is key to India’s economic growth. The current prolonged slump amidst the weakening demand has brought the industry to …
  • Gold prices today edge lower but silver rates slump, Tracking gold, silver prices also softened in Indian markets with September silver contracts on MCX slumping 1.2% to ₹43,302 per kg. Globally …
  • Amidst an economic slump, IKEA and Miniso have missed their India …, Two international retail brands that debuted in India with much fanfare over the past couple of years have missed their growth targets in the …

Slump pronunciation


Gorge

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Gorge

  • (noun) a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.
  • (noun) the throat.
  • (noun) the crop of a hawk.
  • (noun) the contents of the stomach.
  • (noun) a narrow rear entrance to a bastion, outwork, or other fortification.
  • (noun) a mass of ice obstructing a narrow passage, especially a river.
    (Verb) eat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food.
    “they gorged themselves on Cornish cream teas”

Gorge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तंग घाटी, पूरा पूरा भर देना, भकोसना, कण्ठ, पर्वत के बीच का संकुचित मार्ग, बहुत खा जाना, बहुत पेट भर खा जाना, रोक, लालची की तरह खाना, स्र्कावट

Gorge origin

  • Middle English (as a verb): from Old French gorger, from gorge ‘throat’, based on Latin gurges ‘whirlpool’. The noun originally meant ‘throat’ and is from Old French gorge ; gorge (sense 1 of the noun) dates from the mid 18th century.

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

  • Uttarakhand: 9 children die as school bus falls in gorge, Nine children were killed and three others were injured after a school bus fell in a gorge in Lambgaon, Uttarakhand on Tuesday morning.
  • 8 killed, nine injured as van plunges into Tamil Nadu gorge, At least eight persons, including three minors, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident in Tamil Nadu’s Trichy on Sunday.
  • Three dead, 12 injured as vehicle falls into gorge in J&K, Three persons were killed and 12 others injured, eight of them seriously, when the vehicle in which they were travelling skidded off the road …
  • Woman Pushed Into Deep Gorge by Live-in Partner on Way to Meet …, Dehradun: A woman from Delhi suffered grievous injuries after she was pushed into a deep gorge by her live-in partner at Uttarakhand’s Pauri …
  • Spicy wadas and pouring rain: Monsoon is the time to gorge on fried …, Similar fried dumplings are made from various lentils in different parts of India. In South India, one can get vadas made out of channa dal and …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Gorge 

  • gorge: eat too much disgorge: vomit
  • remember a person GEORGE who always GORGES

Gorge pronunciation