drab

Definitions


[drab], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- lacking brightness or interest; drearily dull
(e.g: the landscape was drab and grey)

- of a dull light brown colour
(e.g: drab camouflage uniforms)


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Origin:
mid 16th century (as a noun denoting undyed cloth): probably from Old French drap ‘cloth’ (see drape)


[drab], (Noun)

Definitions:
- fabric of a dull light brown colour.


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[drab], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a slovenly woman.

- a prostitute.


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Origin:
early 16th century: perhaps related to Low German drabbe ‘mire’ and Dutch drab ‘dregs’




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