Accost


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Accost

  • (verb) approach and address (someone) boldly or aggressively; “the police accosted him in the street”

Accost (अकॉस्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • संभाषण करना, बोलना, अभिवादन, सलाम, नमस्कार

Accost Origin

  • late 16th century (originally in the sense ‘lie or go alongside’): from French accoster, from Italian accostare, from Latin ad- ‘to’ + costa ‘rib, side’.

Accost in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • There may be occasions as in Mumbai some years ago when the Shiv Sena used to accost people in the streets and ask them to speak in Marathi.
  • Agents of bankrupt company accost chairman.
  • Members of such organisations would accost them, tell them off or force them to get ‘married’.
  • Smiling salespersons accost you with baskets of enticing pastries and savoury snacks outside the numerous bakeries and shops.
  • Along the way, beggars would accost him and children would call out to him.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of accost

  • at any cost (accost), i will approach her and say ‘ i love you’

Accost Pronunciation

Singham accost villian


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