Expletive

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Expletive

  • (noun) an oath or swear word. “he was greeted by a stream of expletives”
  • (noun) a word or phrase used to fill out a sentence or a line of verse without adding to the sense.
  • (adj) (of a word or phrase) serving to fill out a sentence or line of verse.

Expletive meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • अपशब्द, निरर्थक चिल्लाहट

Expletive origin

  • late Middle English (as an adjective): from late Latin expletivus, from explere ‘fill out’, from ex- ‘out’ + plere ‘fill’. The noun sense ‘word used merely to fill out a sentence’ (early 17th century) was applied specifically to a swear word in the early 19th century.

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

  • ‘Drunk’ Irish woman, who went on expletive-laden rant at Air India crew, found dead in London home; Sussex Police rules out foul play.
  • Name change applicants add Rs 5 crore to Maharashtra’s kitty in a year, Sick of being ridiculed over his name, whose first half contained a Hindi expletive, the teen made a determined trek to Gupta’s 10-year-old ….
  • Anti-Johnson London protesters converge on Westminster, Protesters chanting expletive laden slogans eventually converged on Downing Street, which was temporarily placed under lockdown …
  • Trinamool MP Mahua Moitra rejects plagiarism allegations, says …, “I found seven signs relevant to India and spoke at length about each of … Longman also used an expletive for the right-wing, and said that “it’s …
  • Russia’s President Opposes Duma Call for Georgia Sanctions,… crude on-air verbal attack by a Georgian TV personality who on Sunday evening lambasted the Russian president in an expletive-filled rant.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Expletive 

  • Your parents will surely utter ‘Expletive’ words if you are ‘Expelled’ from the exam.
  • sounds like explosive…people use explosive words (ie) bad meaning when they get angry

Expletive pronunciation


Spree

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Spree 

  • (noun) a spell or sustained period of unrestrained activity of a particular kind. “he went on a six-month crime spree”
  • (noun) a spell of unrestrained drinking. “crews were seldom going ashore and therefore seldom going on the spree”
  • (verb) take part in a spree. “they don’t want work, they’re too busy spreeing!”

Spree meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • मौज मस्ती का दौर, रंगरलियाँ मनाना, फ़िजूलखर्च करना, गतिविधि, आनंद का उत्सव, उछल-कूद, नाच-रंग, मौज-मस्ती

Spree origin

  • late 18th century: of unknown origin.

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

  • Indian government sector next big thing for Google Cloud, According to Nitin Bawankule, Director, Google Cloud, India, the time is … Under Kurian, Google Cloud is on an acquisition spree and has just..
  • After Gold Medal Spree, Hima Das Treats Herself to ‘Assamese-Style …, The Indian sprinter, who has won five gold medals in less than three weeks, was filmed cooking Dal at her hotel room in Europe. In a video …
  • Tiger Global fuels India’s startup boom with deal-making spree, Tiger Global Management has examined at least a dozen deals with Indian startups in recent months, according to multiple people with …
  • Reliance Jio finally surpasses Vodafone-Idea to become India’s …, It seems like the Mukesh Ambani-led brand’s consistent spree of adding … Even Bharti Airtel, once India’s largest telecom operator by market …
  • FPI outflow crosses ₹3700 crore in July, In the equity segment, “FPIs have been on a selling spree since the … the yields in some countries are ultra-low or even negative while India, …

Spree pronunciation


Exuberance

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Exuberance

  • (noun) the quality of being full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness, ebullience. “a sense of youthful exuberance”
  • (noun) the quality of growing profusely, luxuriance. “plants growing with wild exuberance”

Exuberance meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • उल्लास, अधिकता

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

  • The exuberance in the bond market may see a longer-than-expected run, The Indian government bond market is perhaps the best looking place for investors right now. The value of their holdings has risen sharply as …
  • Sovereign Bonds Are Difficult And Risky, That’s Why We Should Do …, If Alan Greenspan’s America suffered from irrational exuberance, economic nationalists’ India is seized by irrational fears. It became oh so …
  • India vs West Indies: Selectors make necessary moves with focus on …, They have tried to be bold and yet they have retained experience to mix with the exuberance of youth. There’s no doubt Prasad and Co have …
  • Kargil War: Photos from battleground showcase Indian Army’s valour, India commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Kargil War with exuberance to rekindle the pride and valour of the soldiers, who took part in …
  • Making sense of India’s financial cycles, found that India too has financial cycles and that the ongoing downturn … early warning indicator to detect exuberance or distress in the system.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Exuberance

  • barrons overflows with that big wordlist
  • ubhar kar aana…when u remove ‘ex’

Exuberance pronunciation


Portmanteau

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Portmanteau

  • (noun) a large travelling bag, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts.
  • (noun) a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others, for example motel or brunch. “podcast is a portmanteau, a made-up word coined from a combination of the words iPod and broadcast”
  • (noun) consisting of or combining two or more aspects or qualities. “a portmanteau movie composed of excerpts from his most famous films”

Portmanteau meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • पोर्टमेंटो, ट्रक, वस्र रखने का चमड़े का बेग, सूटकेस

Portmanteau origin

  • mid 16th century: from French portemanteau, from porter ‘carry’ + manteau ‘mantle’.

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

  • How RuPay aids govt’s financial inclusion thrust, RuPay, the name being a portmanteau of “rupee” and “payment”, has been … make international purchases and withdraw cash outside India.
  • Amazon adds Hindi to the Alexa Skills Kit, … Hinglish (a portmanteau of Hindi and English) commands. Rohit Prasad, vice president and head scientist for Alexa, told Indian news agency …
  • Kashmir To Kanyakumari, 50 Cities & 2.5 Lakh Indians Set For India’s …, Plogging, a portmanteau of ‘Plocka upp’ which means ‘pick up’ in … It was probably in 2017 that India’s first plog run took place in Delhi and, …
  • A91 partners, a VC firm by former Sequoia India execs closes its debut …, It actually is an interesting portmanteau of sorts. 91 stands for the country code of India and A comes from India’s greatest emperor, Ashoka.
  • Deepfakes: it’s all in the blink of an eye, The term “deepfakes”, a portmanteau of “deep learning” and “fake”, first … “We definitely have come across morphed images here in India and …

Portmanteau pronunciation


Bite the Bullet

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Bite the Bullet

  • (idiom) decide to do something difficult or unpleasant that one has been putting off or hesitating over. “decisions have to be taken and as director you have got to bite the bullet”

Bite the Bullet meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  •  मजबूरी में स्वीकार करना

Bite the Bullet in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Zebras ready to bite the bullet, The Zebras take on Chipolopolo (Copper Bullets) in the first leg of the 2020 African Nations Championships (CHAN) qualifiers looking for a …
  • Can Rajnath Singh bite the bullet?, Just hours after he was informed of his appointment as defence minister on May 31, Rajnath Singh, 67, dialled army chief General Bipin Rawat.
  • Selectors need to bite the bullet, rest Virat Kohli for West Indies tour, On Sunday, chairman of national selectors MSK Prasad, a low-key man with a modest international record, in consultation with a committee that …
  • Centre floats draft model tenancy law: Will states bite the bullet?, Within a week of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stating in her maiden Budget speech the need do away with archaic rental laws, the …
  • Time for F1 bosses, FIA to bite the bullet, While we all wait to see if indeed the F1 bosses and the FIA bite the bullet to make the sweeping changes we want to see for 2021, there are …

Bite the Bullet pronunciation