English translation of इशारा
इशाराPowered by COBUILD /ishara/
Definitions and Translations
mn/ishara, ishArA, ishaaraa, ishārā/
1. allusion variable noun
An allusion to something is an indirect or vague reference to it.
⇒ She made an allusion to the events in Los Angeles. ⇒ His poetry is dense with literary allusions.
2. gesture intransitive verb, countable noun
If you gesture, you use movements of your hands or head called gestures to convey a message or feeling.
⇒ She gestured towards the front door. ⇒ With a gesture of the hand, she beckoned him back.
3. hint intransitive or transitive verb, countable noun
If you hint at something, or if you drop a hint about it, you suggest it in an indirect way.
⇒ She hinted at a trip to her favourite shop. ⇒ The President hinted that he might make some changes.
4. indication variable noun
An indication is a sign which gives you an idea of what someone feels, what is happening, or what is likely to happen.
⇒ I cannot decide now or even give any indication of my own views. ⇒ He gave no indication that he was unhappy.
5. nod intransitive verb, countable noun
If you nod, or if you give a nod in a particular direction, you move your head once in that direction in order to indicate something.
⇒ 'Does it work?' he asked, nodding at the piano. ⇒ 'It was on the news earlier,' said Leo, with a nod towards the television.
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Translation of इशारा from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary