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

How to Create a Portmanteau…or Not!

Languish

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Languish

  • (verb) (of a person, animal, or plant) lose or lack vitality; grow weak. “plants may appear to be languishing simply because they are dormant”
  • (verb) fail to make progress or be successful. “Kelso languish near the bottom of the Scottish First Division”
  • (verb) pine with love or grief. “she still languished after Richard”
  • (verb) assume a sentimentally tender or melancholy expression or tone. “when a visitor comes in, she smiles and languishes”
  • (verb) be forced to remain in an unpleasant place or situation. “he has been languishing in jail since 1974”

Languish meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • दिन काटना, कम होना, गिराना, क्षीण होना, दुर्बल होना, मंद होना, मुरझाना, शिथिल होना

Languish origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘become faint, feeble, or ill’): from Old French languiss-, lengthened stem of languir ‘languish’, from a variant of Latin languere, related to laxus ‘loose, lax’.

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

  • Persons with disabilities languish waiting for assistance in India, India in recent years has made strides to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities, passing in 2016 a game-changing bill which instituted …
  • Language courses languish at varsity, Even MNCs in India prefer certificates from universities. All courses, from the basic four-month certificate course to the advanced diploma …
  • India Squad for West Indies Tour 2019: Plight of the backbenchers …. be under-selling them, as they could languish and get disillusioned.
  • India’s hydro power development – Need for action beyond recent …, The state of hydro power in India has not been encouraging due to all …. balancing power, hydro power development continues to languish.
  • ‘Cut-money’ not confined to Bengal, it is a pan-Indian reality, Welfare schemes will languish. The wheels of India’s development are running on the cut money system. This is Mr. Modi’s golden opportunity …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Languish 

  • sounds like EXTINGUISH-wen a person losing strength aur virality or become exhausted then we say that he is extinghuishing
  • you languish when you are in anguish.

Languish pronunciation

How To Pronounce Languish

41 Indian labourers languish in Saudi jail even after serving sentence

Palpable

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Palpable

  • (adj) (of a feeling or atmosphere) so intense as to seem almost tangible. “a palpable sense of loss”
  • (adj) plain to see or comprehend. “to talk of dawn raids in the circumstances is palpable nonsense”
  • (adj) able to be touched or felt. “the palpable bump at the bridge of the nose”

Palpable meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • स्पर्शग्राह्य, छूने योग्य

Palpable origin

  • late Middle English: from late Latin palpabilis, from Latin palpare ‘feel, touch gently’.

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

  • “Phenomenal” Hima Das: Virat Kohli’s Enthusiasm In Wishing India’s …, Virat Kohli’s Enthusiasm In Wishing India’s Golden Girl Is Palpable … It has been a gold rush for Indian athlete Hima Das as she clinched her …
  • The growing threat of climate change in India, In India, according to IMD data released by the statistics ministry, … As climate change becomes more palpable, some parts of India will be …
  • Palpable tension as Chandrayaan-2 set to launch at 2.43 pm, ISRO …, Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch the country’s second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, Monday at …
  • he Lion King box office collection Day 4: Disney film passes the …, the photo-realistic reboot of The Lion King hit the screens in India, and … excitement has been palpable, especially around the Hindi-dubbed …
  • After World Cup, Chandrayaan-2 catches India’s attention, The enthusiasm for the moon mission was not confined to Sriharikota but was palpable across the country as the social media was flooded with …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Palpable

  • PAL means a close friend….now PALPABLE…means we r able to touch or feel our pal even when he is not present
  • palm:: so palpable means sth u can touch by palm.

Palpable pronunciation

Palpable Excitement

Tumult

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Tumult

  • (noun) a loud, confused noise, especially one caused by a large mass of people. “a tumult of shouting and screaming broke out”
  • (noun) a state of confusion or disorder. “the whole neighbourhood was in a state of fear and tumult”

Tumult meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • तुफान, हंगामा, दंगा, हो हल्ला, खलबल , अशांत, उपद्रवी ढंग से, प्रकोप

Tumult origin

  • late Middle English: from Old French tumulte or Latin tumultus .

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

  • Kashmir mediation: Fury in India over Trump’s claim, Trump set off a political storm in India by claiming during a meeting on … barely able to make his voice heard over the opposition tumult.
  • World Cup 2019: Top stable, middle topsy-turvy, And a strange thing happened in ODIs where batting tumult is a natural … India has progressed well so far in the World Cup and by the time you …
  • How Statistics is Changing the Programmatic Advertising Ecosystem …, … growing components of the near 10-billion-dollar Indian advertising and … through a sea of tumult in an effort to conquer their ideal customer!
  • China lashes out at Hong Kong protest targeting its office, The growing tumult in Hong Kong has fueled fears that China’s People’s Liberation Army may intervene. A Chinese army brigade said Monday …
  • Wimbledon 2019: Plenty of dramatics as Rafael Nadal tops Nick …, And yet it was Nadal who emerged from all of the tumult Thursday at Wimbledon to beat Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) in a second-round …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Tumult 

  • tu+mu = tu tu main main
  • sounds like turmoil – disturbance

Tumult pronunciation

Tumult in the Currencies | Bazaar Morning Call (Part 1) | CNBC TV18

Queer

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Queer

  • (adj) strange; odd. “she had a queer feeling that they were being watched”
  • (adj) slightly ill. “he was feeling rather queer”
  • (adj) denoting or relating to a sexuaor gender identity that does not correspond to established ideas of sexuality and gender, especially heterosexual norms. “queer geek culture has featured gay themes since the 1980s”
  • (noun) a homosexual man.
  • (verb) spoil or ruin (an agreement, event, or situation). “Reg didn’t want someone meddling and queering the deal at the last minute”

Queer meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • समलैंगिक आदमी, विचित्रता, समलैंगिक, विचित्र, अजीब

Queer origin

  • early 16th century: considered to be from German quer ‘oblique, perverse’, but the origin is doubtful.

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

  • We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex, In India, learning about the birds and the bees can be a conflicting experience. On one hand, there’s the uncomfortable coughing and red-faced …
  • Queer literature in India: Son, are you Mohanaswamy?, There is a lack of queer literature in Indian languages, he said, adding that it was a sorely needed category. This is true. Hours of research later, …
  • Campuses in the city fight the queer taboo, During the Pride Month, we conducted a queer filmmaking workshop ….. The cricketer was also surprised to know that former Indian cricketer …
  • Not my fault I was born gay: 19-year-old commits suicide over …, People in India do not like that, read the Facebook post. Please … Speaking to the New Indian Express, C Moulee, founder of Queer Chennai …
  • TLI Explains: The Origin Of LGBT Movements & The Term ‘Queer‘, In recent years, many countries including India have recognized third gender and homosexuals which were the result of many different …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Queer

  • queer is similar to weird which also means STRANGE.
  • To stand in a QUEUE for bEER is utterly strange.

Queer pronunciation

How To Pronounce Queer

Indian Grandma reacts to Queer Eye | Netflix