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English adjective: drab

1. drab lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise


SamplesHer drab personality.
Life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas.
A series of dreary dinner parties.


Synonymsdreary


Similardull


Antonymslively

2. drab lacking brightness or color; dull


SamplesDrab faded curtains.
Sober Puritan grey.
Children in somber brown clothes.


Synonymssober, somber, sombre


Similarcolorless, colourless


Antonymscolorful, colourful

3. drab of a light brownish green color


Synonymsolive-drab


Similarchromatic


Antonymsachromatic, neutral

4. drab causing dejection


SamplesA blue day.
The dark days of the war.
A week of rainy depressing weather.
A disconsolate winter landscape.
The first dismal dispiriting days of November.
A dark gloomy day.
Grim rainy weather.


Synonymsblue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, drear, dreary, gloomy, grim, sorry


Similarcheerless, depressing, uncheerful


Antonymscheerful


English noun: drab

1. drab (attribute) a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown


Synonymsolive drab


Broader (hypernym)olive









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