Class 7 NCERT Honeycomb Book Poems difficult word meanings
Here, the difficult words and their meanings of all the Poems of CBSE Class 7 English Honeycomb Book have been compiled for the convenience of the students. This is an exhaustive list of the difficult words and meanings of all the Poems from the Honeycomb Book for NCERT Class 7 English. The difficult words’ meanings have been explained in an easy language so that every student can understand easily.
- Poem 1 The Squirrel
- Poem 2 The Rebel
- Poem 3 The Shed
- Poem 4 Chivvy
- Poem 6 Mystery of the Talking Fan
- Poem 7 Dad and the Cat and the Tree
- Poem 8 Meadow Surprises
- Poem 9 Garden Snake
Poem 1 The Squirrel
- Overcoat: a long warm coat, a top, final layer of paint or a similar covering.
Poem 2 The Rebel
- Fantastic: extraordinarily good or attractive.
- Soberly: in a serious, sensible, and solemn manner.
- Uniform: the distinctive clothing worn by members of the same organization or body or by children attending certain schools.
Poem 3 The Shed
- Chop off: cut
- Cracked: damaged and broken
- Dare: have the courage to do something
- Den: hiding place
- Floorboards: A Plank of wood that is a part of the wooden flooring of the building
- Hinges: a moveable joint between a door or window and the wall.
- Lies: saying something that one knows is untrue
- Peek: peep, look inside
- Peep: look inside
- Rotten: something that has decayed and got spoiled
- Rusty: corroded by the formation of rust
- Shed: a simple roofed structure used for garden storage, to shelter animals, or as a workshop.
- Staring: looking intently
- Web: a network of fine threads constructed by a spider
Poem 4 Chivvy
- Interrupt- to stop an activity or process
Poem 6 Mystery of the Talking Fan
- Chatter: gossip, informal talk
- Motor: engine
- Whirling: characterized by rapid movement round and round.
Poem 7 Dad and the Cat and the Tree
- Brushing the dirt off: removing the dirt from oneself
- Child’s play: very easy to do
- Crook: bend
- Dad: informal way of saying father
- Deck: ground
- Flat: in or to a horizontal position.
- Flower bed: a garden plot in which flowers are grown.
- For goodness’ sake: an exclamation expressing protest
- Landed wallop: fell heavily
- Leap: jump or spring a long way, to a great height, or with great force.
- Leave it to me: you can count on me, I’ll be responsible for it
- Mum: informal way of saying mother
- Pleased as Punch: very pleased
- Rubbish: nonsense
- Safe and sound: unhurt
- Scoffed: laughed mockingly
- Shed: simple roofed structure used for garden storage, to shelter animals, or as a workshop.
- Smirking: smiling while evoking insolence, scorn, or offensive smugness
- Smug: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
- Sprang: move or jump suddenly or rapidly upwards or forwards.
- Winking: closing and opening one eye quickly
- Wobbly: unsteady
Poem 8 Meadow Surprises
- Beneath: under
- Brook: a small stream
- Buttercup: a type of flower
- Dandelion: a weed plant with flowers and leaves
- Drinking straws: the proboscis in the mouth of a butterfly which works as a straw
- Explore: travel through in order to learn
- Fuzzy: having a frizzy texture
- Meadow houses: farmhouses
- Meadows: grassland
- Mound: here, ant hill
- Parachutes: a device made of cloth used by skydivers to land safely
- Velvet: a fabric which has a soft feel
Poem 9 Garden Snake
- Aside: on a side
- Wiggles: movement of the snake in a zigzag pattern