Startle


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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


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