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What is the meaning of cant in Hindi?

Meaning of cant in Hindi is : बनाकर बोलना

Definition of word cant

  • lively, lusty. (adjective)
  • An argot, the jargon of a particular class or subgroup. (noun)
  • A private or secret language used by a religious sect, gang, or other group. (noun)
  • Shelta. (noun)
  • Empty, hypocritical talk. (noun)
  • Whining speech, such as that used by beggars. (noun)
  • A blazon of a coat of arms that makes a pun upon the name of the bearer, canting arms. (noun)
  • To speak with the jargon of a class or subgroup. (verb)
  • To speak in set phrases. (verb)
  • To preach in a singsong fashion, especially in a false or empty manner. (verb)
  • Of a blazon, to make a pun that references the bearer of a coat of arms. (verb)
  • To sell by auction, or bid at an auction. (verb)
  • corner, niche (noun)
  • slope, the angle at which something is set. (noun)
  • A movement or throw that overturns something. (noun)
  • To set (something) at an angle. (verb)
  • To bevel an edge or corner. (verb)
  • To overturn so that the contents are emptied. (verb)
  • To divide or parcel out. (verb)

Examples of word cant

  • During his after-life Scott was wont to pride himself upon being a man of business, and he averred, in contradiction to what he called the cant of sonneteers, that there was no necessary connection between genius and an aversion or contempt for the common duties of life.
  • They to whom what they call the cant of the Puritan is an offence, themselves have established and practise a distinct anti-Puritan cant with which we are all familiar.
  • Both Captain and Mrs. Caldwell protested strongly against what they called cant; and they seemed to have called everything cant except an occasional cold reading aloud of the Bible on Sundays, and the bald observance of the church service.
  • This kind of cant is nowadays a pure anachronism, for the Northern business man is no longer prosperous.
  • I {p. 128} dwell on this matter because it was always his favorite tenet, in contradiction to what he called the cant of sonneteers, that there is no necessary connection between genius and an aversion or contempt for any of the common duties of life; he thought, on the contrary, that to spend some fair portion of every day in any matter of fact occupation is good for the higher faculties themselves in the upshot.
 

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