Genuflect

genuflect meaning in Hindi

Genuflect Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Genuflect

  • (verb) lower one’s body briefly by bending one knee to the ground, typically in worship or as a sign of respect.
  • (verb) show deference or servility; “politicians had to genuflect to the far left to advance their careers”

Genuflect (जेन्युफ्लेक्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • घुटने के बल बैठना

Genuflect Origin

  • mid 17th century (in the sense ‘bend (the knee’)): from ecclesiastical Latin genuflectere, from Latin genu ‘knee’ + flectere ‘to bend’.

Genuflect in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Why genuflect before WTO?
  • We stop at shrine after shrine to genuflect.
  • Indians no longer automatically genuflect before any desi who is a big success in the West.
  • Many senior officers genuflect before him for routine favours.
  • All he has is a band of sycophants who genuflect to him just because their survival depends on him.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of genuflect

  • genuflect = jaanu se conflict ho toh genuflect kar lena bhai

Genuflect Pronunciation

Gaffe

Gaffe meaning in Hindi

Gaffe Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Gaffe

  • (noun) an unintentional act or remark causing embarrassment to its originator; a blunder; “I made some real gaffes at work”

Gaffe (गैफ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • चूक, भूल, ग़लती, भारी भूल

Gaffe Origin

  • early 20th century: from French, literally ‘boathook’ used colloquially to mean ‘blunder’.

Gaffe in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • “Saying the wrong thing” is the most straightforward definition of a political gaffe, too.
  • ‘Slip Of Tongue,’ Says Sports Minister Vijay Goel On Gold Medal Gaffe.
  • Digvijaya’s gaffe invited immediate reactions on social media.
  • Gaffe: Diggi talks of ‘India-occupied Kashmir’.
  • His latest media gaffe has not come at the expense of himself for a change, but for his brother Sohail.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gaffe

  • goofy gaffe bhaut karta hai

Gaffe Pronunciation

Gloat

Gloat meaning in Hindi

Gloat Vocab Meme dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Gloat

  • (verb) dwell on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure; “his enemies gloated over his death”
  • (noun) an act of gloating; “I would join her for a good gloat”

Gloat (ग्लोट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बड़ी चाह से देखना, घूरना, बुरी दृष्टि से टकटकी बांध कर देखना

Gloat Origin

  • late 16th century: of unknown origin; perhaps related to Old Norse glotta ‘to grin’ and Middle High German glotzen ‘to stare’. The original sense was ‘give a sideways or furtive look’, hence ‘cast amorous or admiring glances’; the current sense dates from the mid 18th century.

Gloat in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • You can only gloat if you go out and vote.
  • Trump Gloats Over Chicago Shooting.
  • Its Too Early for Liberals to Gloat About Trump.
  • The camera app offers you the beauty photo option right away so that you can click a selfie and gloat over how beautiful you don’t look.
  • Priyanka Chopra fans gloat over a typo in a ‘Harper’s Bazaar’ report that describes the actress as ‘Peedika Padukone’.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of gloat

  • lot lot ke gloat kiya karo 🙂

Gloat Pronunciation

John Cena Gloating

Stickler

Stickler meaning in Hindi

Stickler Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Stickler

  • (noun) a person who insists on a certain quality or type of behaviour; “he’s a stickler for accuracy”

Stickler (स्टिक्लर) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • आग्रही, ज़ोर देने वाला, वादी

Stickler Origin

  • mid 16th century (in the sense ‘umpire’): from obsolete stickle ‘be umpire’, alteration of obsolete stightle ‘to control’, frequentative of Old English stiht(i)an ‘set in order’.

Stickler in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Not just inflation, new RBI guv is a stickler for fiscal responsibility too.
  • VP Singh Badnore: Stickler for attendance and green activist.
  • But surely if you’re going to be such a stickler for tradition only a virgin bride would wear white.
  • He was a stickler when it came to any type of paper work or reports.
  • Gopani is a stickler for quality and scalability of the business model.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of stickler

  • stickler – sticks on something…

Stickler Pronunciation

Startle

Startle meaning in Hindi

Startle Vocab Meme Dictionary – English to Hindi translation with picture dictionary

Startle

  • (verb) cause to feel sudden shock or alarm; “a sudden sound in the doorway startled her”

Startle (स्टार्टल) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • हैरत में डालना,  चौंकाना

Startle Origin

  • Old English steartlian ‘kick, struggle’, from the base of start. The early sense gave rise to ‘move quickly, caper’ (typically said of cattle), whence ‘cause to react with fear’ (late 16th century).

Startle in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • This woman surfing inches away from an erupting volcano will startle you.
  • A spider can still startle me, but I keep a pair of rainbow stag beetles at home now, and I love them.
  • Included here are many little stories that should startle anyone who still holds a worshipful view of the medical profession.
  • Enemy: A gripping movie that will startle you.
  • Kidney racket probe finding startle cops.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of startle

  • startle = star dekhkar startle ho gya mein

Startle Pronunciation