One word Substitution (B), Study Notes, Material - DSSSB exam

By Komal|Updated : September 22nd, 2022

We are sharing some important One-word Substitutions from the letter 'B' which will be very helpful to score good marks in the exam. Idioms and Phrases are a poetic part of the English language. A set expression of two or many words that mean something together, instead of the literal meanings of its words individually. People use Idioms to make their language expressive and more poetic. They are used to express subtle meanings or intentions.

Important One Word Substitution Beginning with B

One word Substitution is an important part of the English section for REETUPTETCTETSuper TETDSSSBKVS, etc. We can expect at least 2 to 3 questions on the topic of Idioms & phrases. One word Substitution is an important topic in the English section. 2-3 questions are expected from this topic. 

1. Biography

Meaning in Hindi: किसी व्यक्ति का जीवन  व्रतात

Meaning in English: The life history of a person written by another.

2. Bankrupt or insolvent

Meaning in Hindi:दिवालिया

Meaning in English: One cannot pay off his debts.

3. Bigot

Meaning in Hindi: धर्मांध

Meaning in English: A person attached to any opinion, system or party.

4. Botanist

Meaning in Hindi: वनस्पति-विज्ञानिक

Meaning in English: One who is well versed in the knowledge of the plant.

5. Bureaucracy

Meaning in Hindi: नौकरशाही

Meaning in English: A Government in which all power is controlled by the officials.

6. Braggart

Meaning in Hindi: डींगमार

Meaning in English: A vain, boasting fellow

7. Biennial

Meaning in Hindi: द्विवर्षीय

Meaning in English: Occurring every two years.

8. Biped

Meaning in Hindi: दो पैरों का

Meaning in English: An animal with two feet

9. Bigamy

 Meaning in Hindi: द्विपत्नीत्व

Meaning in English: The state of having two wives (or husbands) at a time.

10. Bibliophile

Meaning in Hindi: पुस्तकों का प्यार करनेवाला

Meaning in English: A person who loves or collects books.

11. Biopsy

Meaning in Hindi: जीवोति-जांच

Meaning in English: The examination of fluids or tissue taken from a living body to diagnose a disease.

12. Barbarism

Meaning in Hindi: बर्बरता

Meaning in English: State of being uncivilized, ignorant, or rude.


You may read the following books:

Serial No.Book NameAuthor Name
1.One Word SubstitutionRoshan Tolani
2.One Word SubstitutionAtharv Publication



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  •  The weightage of One word Substitution in the DSSSB exam- 3 to 4 marks.

  • The level of One-word Substitution Questions asked in the DSSSB exam is of moderate level.

  • The weightage of the English Section in the DSSSB exam is 20 marks.

  • Yes, negative marking involves in the DSSSB exam (0.25 marks)

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