Prudish

Prudish

  • (adj) having or revealing a tendency to be easily shocked by matters relating to sex or nudity; excessively concerned with sexual propriety; “his grandmother was a rather prudish woman”

Prudish (प्रूडिश) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कपटलज्जालु, पाखंडी, पाखण्डी

Prudish Origin

  • 1710-20; prude + -ish

Prudish in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Fair, and I am not being prudish. After all, kiss is an expression of love.
  • No sex, please: Sandeep Kumar pays the price of prudish politics.
  • Of sex and other mundane things: Are Indians still prudish?
  • Then there was my mother, brought up by prudish German nuns.
  • At the risk of sounding prudish, let me also state another problem I had with the film’s depiction of nudity, sex and the so-called erotica.

Prudish Pronunciation

Mutilate

Mutilate

  • (verb) destroy or injure severely; “many of the bodies had been mutilated”
  • (verb) alter so as to make unrecognizable; “the 14th-century carved screen had been mutilated”

Mutilate meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बुरी तरह नष्ट कर देना,  काटना, छांटना, अंग भंग करना

Mutilate Origin

  • early 16th century: from Latin mutilat- ‘maimed, mutilated, lopped off’, from the verb mutilare, from mutilus ‘maimed’.

Mutilate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Chimps Kill, Mutilate and Cannibalize Member of Own Group.
  • Woman who threatened to mutilate and kill horses jailed.
  • Poachers poison, mutilate lions in South Africa.
  • UNICEF decries high rate of female genital mutilation in the country.
  • Pakistani troops kill 3 Indian soldiers, mutilate one at LoC.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of mutilate

  • mutilate = “ate”, if I ate your arm, I mutilate you

Mutilate Pronunciation

Pry

Pry

  • (verb) enquire too inquisitively into a person’s private affairs; “I’m sick of you prying into my personal life”

Pry (प्राइ) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • निजी जानकारी प्राप्त करने की कोशिश करना

Pry Origin

  • early 19th century: from the verb prise, interpreted as pries, third person singular of the present tense.

Pry in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • But – phew – at least it was password protected, otherwise any peeping tom could pry through your entire mobile life.
  • Don’t pry or compare: Nothing good can come out of it.
  • All in all, it’s high time we banned such pathetic and less than smart ads that pry on women’s insecurities and pit them against each other.
  • According to police, one fot he victims, a scrap dealer, was trying to pry out copper from the shell when it exploded.
  • New US satellite seeks to pry secrets out of Atlantic’s storms.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of pry

  • pry = spy

Pry Pronunciation

Debonair

Debonair

  • (adj) (of a man) confident, stylish, and charming; “all the men looked debonair and handsome in white tie and tails”

Debonair (डेबनेर) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मिलनसार, मेहरबान, विनीत, सुशील, हँसमुख, ख़ुशदिल, ख़ुशमिज़ाज

Debonair Origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘meek or courteous’): from Old French debonaire, from de bon aire ‘of good disposition’.

Debonair in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Shahid Kapoor turns the DEBONAIR mode on in this trippy photoshoot.
  • Aamir looked debonair in a Nehru jacket while his wife Kiran Rao looked stunning in a shimmery golden sari.
  • He’s like some kind of humorless combination of James Bond and Dirk Diggler, both debonair and dirty.
  • On Valentine’s Day, show your date you’re debonair by courting the wines of the world.
  • The beautiful ladies and debonair gentlemen arrived in limousines and walked the red carpet donning their elegant gowns and suits.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of debonair

  • debo = bebo = kareena kapoor .. bebo ka husband debonair hi hoga

Debonair Pronunciation

Moribund

Moribund

  • (adj) (of a person) at the point of death; “on examination she was moribund and dehydrated”
  • (adj) (of a thing) in terminal decline; lacking vitality or vigour; “the moribund commercial property market”

Moribund (मारीबन्ड / मॉरबन्ड) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मरणासना, मरणासन्न, मृतप्राय, म्रियमाण, मरनेवाला, अन्त के करीब, मरता हुआ

Moribund Origin

  • early 18th century: from Latin moribundus, from mori ‘to die’.

Moribund in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment,Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah has blamed the moribund state of the textile industry on lack of cotton.
  • The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is no more the moribund institution it once was.
  • Bengali Cinema is Moribund and Smug in its Comfort Zone.
  • Worryingly, for the Indian Railways, returns from freight, its backbone, have been moribund.
  • Add to this, the police too are rooted in the same moribund mindset.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of moribund

  • Mori (girl) is aankhen bund ho gayi hai… About to die..

Moribund pronunciation