• Definition for "drab"
    • Of a dull grayish to yellowish-brown.
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drab definition

  • adjective:
    • Of a dull grayish to yellowish-brown.
    • Of a light olive brown or khaki color.
    • Faded and dull in features.
    • Dull or prevalent in character; dreary: a drab character. See Synonyms at lifeless.
    • Dull, uninteresting, specially of colour.
    • Of a color between grey and brown.
    • with a lack of liveliness or appeal or shock
    • of a light brownish green shade
    • lacking brightness or shade; lifeless
    • causing dejection
  • noun:
    • A dull grayish to yellowish or light olive brown.
    • Cloth of the color or of an unbleached natural shade.
    • A slattern.
    • a female prostitute.
    • A negligible amount: finished the job in dribs and drabs.
    • A fabric, often of thick wool or cotton fiber, having a drab blee.
    • A wooden package, utilized in salt works well with holding the sodium when taken out of the boiling pans.
    • A dirty or messy woman; a slattern.
    • A promiscuous girl, a slut; a prostitute.
    • A low, sluttish woman.
    • A lewd wench; a strumpet.
    • A wooden field, found in salt works for holding the sodium whenever taken out of the boiling pans.
    • some sort of dense woolen fabric of a dun, or lifeless brownish-yellow, or lifeless gray, color; -- called also drabcloth.
    • A dull brownish yellow or dull grey color.
    • A slut; a slattern.
    • A strumpet; a prostitute.
    • A thick woolen fabric of a yellowish-gray shade.
    • A yellowish-gray tint.
    • a type of wooden box utilized in salt-works for keeping the sodium when taken out of the boiling-pans. Its base is shelving or inclining, that water may drain off.
    • An English collectors' name for a number of noctuid moths of a drab color: as, the clouded drab, Tæniocampa instabilis; the northern drab, T. opima; the lead-colored drab, T. populeti.
    • a dull greyish to yellow or light olive brown
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To consort with prostitutes: "Also amid his drabbing, he himself retained some virginal airs” ( Stanislaus Joyce).
    • To associate with strumpets; to wench.
  • verb:
    • To consort with prostitutes.
  • others:
    • To associate with strumpets.
    • Of a yellowish-gray shade, like the fabric so-called.
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