Sulk

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Sulk

  • (verb) be silent, morose, and bad-tempered out of annoyance or disappointment. “he was sulking over the break-up of his band”
  • (noun) a period of sulking. “she was in a fit of the sulks”

Sulk meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • खीज, मचलना, रूठना, उदास होना, रूठ जाना, नाराज़ होना, दुखविभोर होना, बदमिज़ाज होना

Sulk origin

  • Old English sporaspura, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch spoor and German Sporn, also to spurn.

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

  • Rahul Gandhi’s great sulk: Congress’ young ones ‘want to steer’ grand …, NEW DELHI: With Rahul Gandhi’s insistence on stepping down as Congress president resembling a ‘great sulk‘, there is a palpable sense of …
  • Punjab: Has Sidhu run himself out?, … [assembly] segments, Amarinder told INDIA TODAY in Chandigarh. … to Sidhu’s tendency to go into a sulk, followed by embarrassing public …
  • World Cup 2019: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman pulls all short balls …, India take on South Africa in their opening match here on Wednesday. ***. Icon, DJ missing … It was a half-hearted sulk though. If his Instagram …
  • Hill adversaries join hands, workers sulk and leave, The new political dynamics in the hills ahead of the general election has left a section of workers from the two main alliances disgruntled.
  • Marathas sulk in underdeveloped Marathwada, In Beed, BJP’s Pritam Gopinath Munde won in 2014 in a by-election after her father’s death, by 696,321, highest ever victory margin in India, …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Sulk

  • sad hulk in a sulk coz everyone left him aloof!
  • Hulk is sulking, cuz he ate a tank, and it upset his stomach.

Sulk pronunciation


Curb

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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