HyperDic: drab

English > 5 senses of the word drab:
ADJECTIVEalldrab, drearylacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
alldrab, sober, somber, sombrelacking brightness or color
alldrab, olive-drabof a light brownish green color
alldrab, blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drear, drearycausing dejection
NOUNattributedrab, olive draba dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
drab > pronunciation
Soundsdrae'b
Rhymesab / Ab / AB ... taxicab: 20 rhymes with aeb...
English > drab: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking in liveliness or charm or surprise.
Examples
  • "her drab personality"
  • "life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas"
Synonymdreary
Broaderdulllacking in liveliness or animation
Spanishigual, monótono, rutinario
Catalanigual, monòton, rutinari
Nounsdrabnesshaving a drab or dowdy quality
English > drab: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking brightness or color; dull.
Example"drab faded curtains"
Synonymssober, somber, sombre
Broadercolorless, colourlessWeak in color
Spanishapagado
Catalanapagat
Adverbsdrablyin a drab manner
English > drab: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf a light brownish green color.
Synonymolive-drab
BroaderchromaticBeing or having or characterized by hue
English > drab: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningCausing dejection.
Synonymsblue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drear, dreary
Broaderdepressing, cheerless, uncheerfulCausing sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
Spanishdeprimente, desalentador, desconsolado, macabro, negro, oscuro, triste
Catalandepriment, desconsolat, descoratjador, macabre, negre, obscur, trist
English > drab: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningA dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown.
Synonymolive drab
BroaderoliveA yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation

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