English translation of दिखावा
दिखावाPowered by COBUILD /dikhava/
Definitions and Translations
mn/dikhava, dikhAvA, dikhaavaa, dikhāvā/
1. display transitive verb, variable noun
If you display a quality or emotion, you behave in a way which shows that you have it. You can also talk about a display of a particular quality or emotion. ⇒ It was unlike Gordon to display his feelings. ⇒ ...his determined display of courage.
2. facade singular noun
You say that something is a facade when its outward appearance deliberately gives a wrong impression. ⇒ Behind the confident facade is a sad and lonely man.
3. gimmick countable noun
A gimmick is an unusual and unnecessary feature or action whose purpose is to attract attention or publicity; used showing disapproval. ⇒ It is just a public relations gimmick.
4. pretence variable noun
A pretence is a way of behaving that is intended to make people believe something that is not true. ⇒ William made a pretence of writing a note in his book.
5. pretension variable noun
Someone with pretensions pretends that they are more important than they really are. ⇒ We like him for his honesty and his lack of pretension.
6. semblance singular noun
If there is a semblance of a particular condition or quality, it appears to exist, though in fact it may not. [formal] ⇒ A semblance of normality has been restored.
7. sham countable noun
If you describe something as a sham, you disapprove of it because it is not what it seems to be. ⇒ The government's promises were exposed as a hollow sham.
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Translation of दिखावा from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary