English translation of 'चौकन्ना'
1. alarmed adjective
Ministers were alarmed at the new crime figures.
2. alert adjective
If you are alert, you are paying full attention to things around you and are ready to deal with anything that might happen.
We all have to stay alert.
3. vigilant adjective
Someone who is vigilant gives careful attention to a particular problem or situation and concentrates on noticing any danger or trouble that there might be.
Storms are forecast for the weekend and motorists should be vigilant.
4. wary adjective
If you are wary of someone or something, you are cautious because you do not know much about them and you believe they may be dangerous or cause problems.
She warned them to be wary of strangers.
They were very wary about giving him a contract.
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Translation of चौकन्ना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary