Stereotype

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Stereotype

  • (noun) a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing. “the stereotype of the woman as the carer”
  • (noun) a person or thing that conforms to a widely held but oversimplified image of the class or type to which they belong. “don’t treat anyone as a stereotype”
  • (noun) a relief printing plate cast in a mould made from composed type or an original plate.
  • (verb) view or represent as a stereotype. “the city is too easily stereotyped as an industrial wasteland”

Stereotype meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सांद्र-मुद्र, घिसा-पिटा, ढले हुए टाइप की तख़्ती, छपाई का प्लेट, स्थिर नमूना, रूढ़िवादी, टकसाली, स्टिरियोटाइप, मुद्रण-फलक बनाना, मुद्रण-फलक से छापना, मुद्रण-फलक

Stereotype origin

  • late 18th century: from French stéréotype (adjective).

Stereotype in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Stereotypes are dangerous: Sonam Kapoor
  • Racism and stereotypes in colonial India’s ‘Instagram’
  • Section 377 moored in gender stereotypes that reinforce sexism …
  • APAC Work of the Week: BookMyShow aims to break the stereotype
  • How the urban working woman in India is smashing stereotypes

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Stereotype

  • Stereos are usually large so it remains fixed in its place.
  • stereos are old..unchanging..though they are good, becuase of their fixed quality, they’re PRE-JUDICED to be inferior…

Stereotype pronunciation


Lacklustre

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Lacklustre

  • (adje) lacking in vitality, force, or conviction, uninspired or uninspiring.
    “no excuses were made for the team’s lacklustre performance”
  • (adje) (of the hair or the eyes) not shining; dull.
    “the conditioner will revitalize lacklustre hair”

Lacklustre meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • धुंधला, निष्प्रभ, निस्तेज, फीका, भावशून्य, प्रकाश हीन, बिना चमक का

Lacklustre in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Gold Rate Today: Gold trades lacklustre on muted spot demand
  • Banks likely to brighten up earnings in an otherwise lacklustre Q4 …
  • Match Recap: In-Form Hyderabad Beat Lacklustre Delhi by 5 Wickets
  • Lacklustre poll campaigning in Yavatmal-Washim
  • Mobile phone market set for lacklustre year

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Lacklustre 

  • lacking luster..

Lacklustre pronunciation


Dredge

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Dredge

  • (verb) clear the bed of (a harbour, river, or other area of water) by scooping out mud, weeds, and rubbish with a dredge. “the lower stretch of the river had been dredged”
  • (verb) bring up or clear (something) from a river, harbour, or other area of water with a dredge. “mud was dredged out of the harbour”
  • (verb) bring something unwelcome and forgotten or obscure to people’s attention. “I don’t understand why you had to dredge up this story”
  • (noun) an apparatus for bringing up objects or mud from a river or seabed by scooping or dragging.

Dredge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सीपियों का जाल, तलकर्षण करना, बुरकना, जाल से पकड़ना, तलकर्षण करना, छिड़क देना, छिड़कना, डालना, झाम

Dredge origin

  • late 15th century (as a noun; originally in dredge-boat ): perhaps related to Middle Dutch dregghe‘grappling hook’.
  • late 16th century: from obsolete dredge ‘sweetmeat, mixture of spices’, from Old French dragie, perhaps via Latin from Greek tragēmata ‘spices’. Compare with dragée.

Dredge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Global Dredging Market Latest Trend Gaining Momentum in Industry …
  • Four Port Trusts Buy Dredging Corporation of India
  • Cabinet Clears Strategic Sale Of Government Equity In Dredging
  • Plan to dredge out Ganga bed silt deposits
  • Pre-dredging survey at Chapora river mouth to deepen navigational …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dredge

  • Dredge: dragging dead from the ground!

Dredge pronunciation


Drench

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Drench

  • (verb) wet thoroughly, soak. “I fell in the stream and was drenched”
  • (verb) forcibly administer a drug in liquid form orally to (an animal). “three-times-a-year drenching for calves”
  • (noun) a dose of medicine administered to an animal. “a worming drench”

Drench meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • भीगना, गीला करना, सराबोर कर देना, दवा पिलाना, सराबोर करना, भिगाना, डुबाना, भिगोना, बौछाड़, मूसलधार बारिश

Drench origin

  • Old English drencan ‘force to drink’, drenc ‘a drink or draught’, of Germanic origin; related to German tränken (verb), Trank (noun), also to drink..

Drench in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Snowfall on high reaches of HP, fresh rain shower drench in many …
  • From Hampi to Puri: Drench in the spirit of Holi at these destinations …
  • Stolen AK-47s drench Bihar in blood
  • Tropical downpours to renew flood threat in southern India, Sri Lanka …
  • Night long rains drench Bengaluru; Apartments near Hulimavu lake …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Drench

  • souse water on his hot face

Drench pronunciation


Hipster

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Hipster

  • (noun) a person who follows the latest trends and fashions, especially those regarded as being outside the cultural mainstream.
  • (adje) (of a garment) cut to fit and fasten at the hips rather than the waist.

Hipster meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • हिप्पी

Hipster origin

  • 1930s (in sense ‘female jazz dancer’, then ‘fashionable person in the jazz world’): from hip3 + -ster.

Hipster in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • From hipster festivals to chic cafes, how Jaipur became India’s ‘it’ city
  • Cool Colaba: from historical hub to hipster hang-out, Mumbai’s old …
  • What makes East London the new Hipster Central
  • Hipster job searches are on the rise
  • FB Mondial’s HPS 300 motorcycle is a hipster-looking cruiser for …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Hipster

  • remember marauder’s map? which harry used when out for searching anything in hogwarts?

Hipster pronunciation