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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

drabdræb(adj.; n.)drab•ber, drab•best

  1. (adj.)lacking in brightness, spirit, etc.; dull.

  2. of the color drab.

  3. (n.)a brownish gray.

  4. fabric of this color, esp. of thick wool or cotton.

    Category: Textiles

Origin of drab:

1535–45; < MF drap < LL drappus piece of cloth


drabdræb(n.; v.)drabbed, drab•bing.

  1. (n.)a slatternly woman.

  2. a prostitute.

  3. (v.i.)to associate with drabs.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dowdiness, drabness, homeliness(noun)

    having a drab or dowdy quality; lacking stylishness or elegance


  1. drabness(Noun)

    The characteristic of being drab.

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