olive drab, drab(adj)
a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
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"
drab, sober, somber, sombre(adj)
lacking brightness or color; dull
"drab faded curtains"; "sober Puritan grey"; "children in somber brown clothes"
of a light brownish green color
blue, dark, dingy, disconsolate, dismal, gloomy, grim, sorry, drab, drear, dreary(adj)
"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"
a low, sluttish woman
a lewd wench; a strumpet
a wooden box, used in salt works for holding the salt when taken out of the boiling pans
to associate with strumpets; to wench
a kind of thick woolen cloth of a dun, or dull brownish yellow, or dull gray, color; -- called also drabcloth
a dull brownish yellow or dull gray color
of a color between gray and brown
a drab color
Origin: [F. drap cloth: LL. drappus, trapus, perh. orig., a firm, solid stuff, cf. F. draper to drape, also to full cloth; prob. of German origin; cf. Icel. drepa to beat, strike, AS. drepan, G. treffen; perh. akin to E. drub. Cf. Drape, Trappings.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
drab, n. a low, sluttish woman: a whore.—v.i. to associate with bad women.—ns. Drab′ber, one who herds with drabs; Drab′biness.—adjs. Drab′bish, Drab′by, sluttish. [Celt.; Gael. drabag; Ir. drabog, slut.]
drab, n. thick, strong, gray cloth: a gray or dull-brown colour, perh. from the muddy colour of undyed wool. [Fr. drap, cloth—Low L. drappus, prob. Teut.]
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The numerical value of drab in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of drab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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