- (noun) a man who is rough or clumsy and unintelligent; “they are just big, clumsy oafs”
Oaf (ओफ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
- उल्लू, गंवार, मूर्ख, जारज संतान, बेवकूफ़ आदमी, गोबर-गणेश
- early 17th century: variant of obsolete auf, from Old Norse álfr ‘elf’. The original meaning was ‘elf’s child, changeling’, later ‘idiot child’ and ‘halfwit’, generalized in the current sense.
Oaf in a sentence
- Since the oaf never performed very well in school, he became lazy by living for years in his parent’s basement never being able to gain employment.
- With the oaf’s foolish answer in class, everyone rolled their eyes and ignored any future answers he would say
- While attempting to rob the bank, the oaf accidentally wrote his name on the slip he gave the bank teller demanding money.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of reverberate
- Loafer mein chhupa hai oaf
- (verb) (of a loud noise) be repeated several times as an echo; “her voice reverberated around the classroom”
- (verb) (of a place) appear to vibrate because of a loud noise; “the hall reverberated with laughter”
- (verb) have continuing and serious effects; “the statements by the professor reverberated through the Capitol”
Reverberate (रिवर्बरट / रीवर्बरेट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
- late 15th century (in the sense ‘drive or beat back’): from Latin reverberat- ‘struck again’, from the verb reverberare, from re- ‘back’ + verberare ‘to lash’ (from verbera (plural) ‘scourge’).
Reverberate in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
- Yoga mantras reverberate at DAV Public School.
- Khalistan slogans reverberate inside Golden temple.
- The sound of music could reverberate if Sehwag becomes the coach, given his penchant for bursting into song even while opening the batting.
- Also, in this tournament, large speakers playing heavy rock music will reverberate the podium on participants stand and aim.
- Such warnings could reverberate well beyond the state’s borders.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of reverberate
- reverberate = re + vibrate
- (adj) increasing or reviving after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence; “resurgent nationalism”
Resurgent (रिसर्जन्ट / रीसर्जन्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
- early 19th century (earlier as a noun): from Latin resurgent- ‘rising again’, from the verb resurgere, from re- ‘again’ + surgere ‘to rise’.
Resurgent in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
- Sterling hits 7-month low against resurgent euro.
- ICC Champions Trophy 2017: India surrender title to resurgent Pakistan.
- Resurgent Hasan Ali starring for Pakistan at Champions Trophy.
- Resurgent growth is reviving one of the past decade’s hottest trades.
- Prime Minister Modi’s engagements are founded on the belief that a resurgent India is a pre-condition for a resurgent Asia.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of resurgent
- re- ‘again’ + surgere ‘to rise’.
- (noun) review of a past course of events or period of time; “a full retrospect of the battle”
Retrospect (ट्रस्पेक्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
- early 17th century: from retro- ‘back’, on the pattern of the noun prospect.
Retrospect in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)
- If the dream was to become reality, this was the time to do something about it,” he writes in retrospect.
- In retrospect, Kriti Sanon believes that she does not belong to Bollywood.
- As I was saying, it is too late to think in retrospect when, and if, no serious thought was given when the regime was in the Bill stage.
- In retrospect, it would have been ideal if Ravi Shastri had continued as coach and not been replaced a year ago by Kumble.
- Hitesh considers this good thing, in retrospect, as it offered him a chance to explain something to new to others.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Retrospect
- (verb) get or bring (something) back from somewhere; “I was sent to retrieve the balls from his garden”
- (verb) (of a dog) find and bring back (game that has been shot); “labradors are used to retrieve the birds after the flush”
- (verb) reel or bring in a fishing line; “when he reaches the breakers, with you retrieving furiously, he’ll probably change course”
- (verb) find or extract (information stored in a computer); “other features include the ability to store, update, retrieve, and print your data”
- (verb) recall (something); “the police hope to encourage him to retrieve forgotten memories”
- (verb) put right or improve (an unwelcome situation); “he made one last desperate attempt to retrieve the situation”
- (noun) an act of retrieving something, especially game that has been shot; “watch the dog make the long retrieves”
- (noun) the possibility of recovery; “he ruined himself beyond retrieve”
Retrieve (रिट्रीव / रीट्रीव) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)
- वापस पा लेना, बचाना, सुधारना, पता लगाना, लौटा देना
- late Middle English (in the sense ‘find lost game’): from Old French retroeve-, stressed stem of retrover ‘find again’.
Retrieve in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper editorial)
- Update: Woman injured in April accident to retrieve dog has died.
- Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers.
- Mount Everest rescue team attempts to retrieve body of climber.
- Man who drowned trying to retrieve purse in Lady Bird Lake identified.
- Search suspended for man who jumped off boat to retrieve hat.
Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of retrieve
- Labrador Retriever Yaad rakho…. ball feko leke (retrieve) aayega