Siesta

siesta meaning in HindiSiesta

  • (noun) an afternoon rest or nap, especially one taken during the hottest hours of the day in a hot climate; “everyone had a siesta for a few hours”

Siesta (सीएस्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • दोपहर का आराम

Siesta Origin

  • mid 17th century: Spanish, from Latin sexta (hora ) ‘sixth hour’.

Siesta in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • A lunchtime siesta is also said to improve cognitive processing, reinforce memory, boost creativity and balance emotions.
  • Chaurasia, who has a shop near the building, used to saunter on to the terrace every afternoon for a siesta.
  • Is a midday siesta good for you?
  • That might keep the boss at bay while you take an afternoon siesta at work!
  • She has no time for afternoon siesta and two prime-time soap operas on television are her only entertainment of the day.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of siesta

  • ford fiesta mein siesta

Siesta pronunciation

Subjugate

subjugate meaning in HindiSubjugate

  • (verb) bring under domination or control, especially by conquest;“the invaders had soon subjugated most of the population”
  • (verb) make someone or something subordinate to;“the new ruler firmly subjugated the Church to the state”

Subjugate (सब्जगेट / सब्जगैट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • अधीन करनाजीतनाग़ुलाम बनानादास बनाना

Subjugate Origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin subjugat- ‘brought under a yoke’, from the verb subjugare, based on jugum ‘yoke’.

Subjugate in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Cricket was becoming a business, and historically, businesses that subjugate their workers more often than not end up with industrial action.
  • Modi wants to subjugate the judiciary and the media: AAP on JNU row.
  • His was a talent none could subjugate or restrict,” says Salim Kumar.
  • But u know, the Islam tells to kill or subjugate, or convert non-muslims, it’s written in their book.
  • It has fought the wars evenly, we were never able to subjugate them convincingly.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of subjugate

  • subjugate = “Sub” + “jhug” gaye mere saamne..

Subjugate Pronunciation

Misconstrue

misconstrue meaning in HindiMisconstrue

  • (verb) interpret (a person’s words or actions) wrongly; “his indifference can easily be misconstrued as arrogance”

Misconstrue (मिस्कन्स्ट्रू) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • गलत समझनाअशुद्ध अर्थ करनागलत अर्थ लगाना

Misconstrue Origin

  • 1350-1400; Middle English; mis-, construe

Misconstrue in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • However, unfortunately, a scarily large number of people misconstrue completely unrelated behaviour and traits as sexual consent.
  • Don’t misconstrue religion as communalism: Badal
  • Lot of things I say are misconstrued: Shah Rukh Khan.
  • Don’t misconstrue SC order: Sanjiv Bhatt to Modi.
  • They must not misconstrue individual mistakes as political issues and put pressure on the courts.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of misconstrue

  • miscontrue = missing the truepart

Misconstrue pronunciation

Nonchalant

nonchalant meaning in HindiNonchalant

  • (adj) (of a person or manner) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm;“she gave a nonchalant shrug”

Nonchalant (नान्शलान्ट) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • बेपरवाहउदासीननिर्लज्ज

Nonchalant Origin

  • mid 18th century: from French, literally ‘not being concerned’, from the verb nonchaloir.

Nonchalant in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Nitish stays nonchalant. Chief minister Nitish Kumar today said he had more important things on his plate than pondering over “anyone’s” words.
  • Worrying percentage of students nonchalant about cyber security.
  • LeSean McCoy nonchalant about civil suit.
  • There is still a nonchalant attitude toward marijuana use by young persons at the high school level for sure.
  • The actress said her director’s nonchalant attitude was cultural.

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of nonchalant

  • nonchalant = non + challenge (koi matlab hi nahi hai)

Nonchalant Pronunciation

Nibble

nibble meaning in HindiNibble

  • (verb) take small bites out of; “he nibbled a biscuit”
  • (informal) show cautious interest in a commercial opportunity;“there’s an American agent nibbling”
  • (noun) an act or instance of nibbling.

Nibble meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • कुतरनामुंह मारना

Nibble Origin

  • late 15th century: probably of Low German or Dutch origin; compare with Low German nibbeln ‘gnaw’.

Nibble in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • Fish pedicures are beauty treatments that use dozens of tiny fish to nibble away dead and hardened skin from the feet.
  • Do you have a habit of nibbling on biscuits, nuts, bread and other high-calorie snacks while cooking? Here’s why you need to stop doing that.
  • You can nibble on the crispy edges of a hot crepe oozing with chocolate hazelnut spread or billowy whipped cream.
  • It is they, not squirrels – who at least occasionally nibble attractively on nuts.
  • The key to the work will be a flock of sheep that will nibble unwanted vegetation.

Nibble pronunciation