English translation of बेकार
बेकारPowered by COBUILD /bekara/
Definitions and Translations
/bekara, bekAra, bekaara, bekār, bekar, bekAr, bekaar/
1. dud adjective, countable noun
You say that something is dud or a dud when it does not work properly. [informal] ⇒ He replaced a dud valve.
2. idle adjective
If you describe someone as idle you disapprove of them not doing anything when they should be doing something. ⇒ The shops are full of idle staff.
3. idle adjective after link verb
Machines or factories that are idle are not being used. ⇒ The machine is lying idle.
4. obsolete adjective
Something that is obsolete is no longer needed because a better thing now exists. ⇒ The equipment became obsolete almost as soon as it was made.
5. redundant adjective
Something that is redundant is no longer needed because it has been replaced by something else. ⇒ Changes in technology mean that many skills are now redundant.
6. rotten adjective
If you say that something is rotten, you think it is bad, unpleasant, or unfair. [informal] ⇒ It's a rotten idea.
7. run-down adjective
A run-down building or organization is in very poor condition. ⇒ ...a run-down block of flats.
8. unhelpful adjective
If you say that someone or something is unhelpful, you mean that they do not help you or improve a situation, and may even make things worse. ⇒ The criticism is both unfair and unhelpful.
9. useless adjective
If something is useless, you cannot use it. ⇒ Their money was useless in this country.
10. useless adjective
If a course of action is useless, it does not achieve anything. ⇒ She knew it was useless to argue.
11. useless adjective
If you say that someone or something is useless, you mean that they are no good at all. [informal] ⇒ He was useless at sport.
12. vain adjective before noun, (in phrases)
A vain attempt to do something does not succeed. If you do something in vain, what you do has no effect. ⇒ She made a vain attempt at a smile. ⇒ It became obvious that all her complaints were in vain.
13. worthless adjective
Something that is worthless is of no real use or value. ⇒ ...a worthless piece of rubbish.
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Translation of बेकार from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary