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Synonyms for drab
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. olive drab, drab(adj)

    a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown

    Synonyms:
    olive-drab uniform, olive drab

    Antonyms:
    achromatic, colorful, colourful, cheerful, lively, neutral

  2. drab, dreary(adj)

    lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise

    "her drab personality"; "life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas"; "a series of dreary dinner parties"

    Synonyms:
    dark, disconsolate, drear, dreary, sorry, sombre, olive-drab, grim, gloomy, sober, somber, dismal, dingy, blue

    Antonyms:
    lively, colourful, colorful, cheerful, neutral, achromatic

  3. drab, sober, somber, sombre(adj)

    lacking brightness or color; dull

    "drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"

    Synonyms:
    sober, serious, melancholy, somber, dingy, drear, grim, gloomy, dismal, blue, dark, grave, olive-drab, sedate, disconsolate, dreary, unplayful, solemn, sorry, sombre

    Antonyms:
    colorful, cheerful, colourful, lively, neutral, achromatic

  4. olive-drab, drab(adj)

    of a light brownish green color

    Synonyms:
    dark, disconsolate, drear, dreary, sorry, sombre, olive-drab, grim, gloomy, sober, somber, dismal, dingy, blue

    Antonyms:
    neutral, achromatic, colourful, cheerful, colorful, lively

  5. blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary(adj)

    causing dejection

    "a 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"

    Synonyms:
    black, blueish, non-white, gloomful, stern, unappeasable, ghastly, moody, forbidding, relentless, dingy, raunchy, bluish, mordant, sorry, risque, gruesome, depressed, dirty, gamey, down in the mouth, low, sinister, olive-drab, lamentable, muddied, unrelenting, sullen, juicy, sulky, bad, gloomy, meritless, low-spirited, saturnine, good-for-naught, dispirited, gamy, down(p), grisly, good-for-nothing, dark, naughty, unconsolable, benighted, sad, muddy, sober, gentle, grubby, grungy, dark-skinned, aristocratic, inconsolable, racy, regretful, somber, spicy, blue-blooded, blue, puritanical, no-count, drear, macabre, disconsolate, no-account, dreary, grimy, coloured, inexorable, puritanic, aristocratical, no-good, deplorable, glowering, morose, pitiful, patrician, profane, blasphemous, sombre, glum, unforgiving, glooming, sour, blue(a), downcast, downhearted, distressing, dour, obscure, sick, grim, dismal, begrimed

    Antonyms:
    cheerful, achromatic, neutral, colourful, colorful, lively

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. drab(n.)

    Synonyms:
    strumpet, courtesan, DOXY

  2. drab(n.)

    Synonyms:
    slut, draggle-tail, low woman

  3. drab(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dun, dull brown

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dull, uninspiring, unpleasant

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#193909gamey
#195687glowering
#208795blueish
#245806downhearted

How to use drab in a sentence?

  1. Douglas MacArthur:

    The Long Gray Line has never failed us, were you to do so, a million ghosts in olive drab, in brown khaki, in blue and gray, would rise from their white crosses, thundering those magic words :' Duty, honor, country.'.


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