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drab

noun

1 drab

A dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown.

synonym: olive drab.

Roget 653: uncleanness etc. adj.; impurity; immundity, immundicity; impurity etc. 961 [of mind]. defilement, contamination etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 962: libertine; voluptuary etc. 954.1; rake, debauchee, loose fish, rip, rakehell, fast man; intrigant, gallant, seducer, fornicator, ... show more

adjective

1 drab

Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise:
— Her drab personality.
— Life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas.

synonym: dreary.

2 drab

Lacking brightness or color; dull:
— Drab faded curtains.

synonyms: sober, somber, sombre.

Roget 432: gray, grey; iron-gray, dun, drab, dingy, leaden, livid, somber, sad, pearly, russet, roan; ... show more

Polish: spokojniutki, spokojny

3 drab

Of a light brownish green color.

synonym: olive-drab.

4 drab

Causing dejection.

synonyms: blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry.

Polish: mroczny


Moby thesaurus: bag, bat, bawd, beige, beldam, biddy, bleak, boring, brown, brownish, brownish-yellow, brunet, cheerless, chocolate, cinnamon, cocoa, cocoa-brown, coffee, coffee-brown, colorless ... show more.

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