English translation of बेतुका
बेतुकाPowered by COBUILD /betuka/
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/betuka, betukA, betukaa, betukā/
1. absurd adjective, singular noun
If you say that something is absurd, you think that it is ridiculous or does not make sense. The absurd means things that are absurd. ⇒ The thought of being a movie star was absurd to her. ⇒ ...a highly developed sense of the absurd.
2. extravagant adjective
Extravagant claims or ideas are unrealistic or impractical; used showing disapproval. ⇒ ...extravagant claims for success.
3. grotesque adjective
You say that something is grotesque when it is so unnatural, unpleasant, or exaggerated that it upsets or shocks you. ⇒ ...a country where grotesque abuses are taking place.
4. incongruous adjective
Something that is incongruous seems strange because it does not fit in with the rest of a situation. [formal] ⇒ She was small and looked incongruous in an army uniform.
5. ludicrous adjective
If you describe something as ludicrous, you mean that it is very foolish or unreasonable. ⇒ It was ludicrous to suggest that the visit could be kept secret.
6. outlandish adjective
If you describe something as outlandish, you disapprove of it because you think it is very unusual, strange, or unreasonable; used showing disapproval. ⇒ They appeared at parties in outlandish clothes. ⇒ This idea is not as outlandish as it sounds.
7. preposterous adjective
If you describe something as preposterous, you mean that it is extremely unreasonable and foolish.
8. taste (in phrases)
If you say that something that is said or done is in bad taste or in poor taste, you mean that it is offensive because it is inappropriate for the situation.
9. unbelievable adjective
If an idea or theory is unbelievable, it is so unlikely or so illogical that you cannot believe it. ⇒ I know it sounds unbelievable but I never wanted to cheat.
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Translation of बेतुका from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary