Definition of drab :
1. A drab color.
2. A dull brownish yellow or dull gray color.
3. A kind of thick woolen cloth of a dun, or dull brownish yellow, or dull gray, color; - called also drabcloth.
4. A lewd wench; a strumpet.
5. A low, sluttish woman.
6. A wooden box, used in salt works for holding the salt when taken out of the boiling pans.
7. Of a color between gray and brown.
8. To associate with strumpets; to wench.
muddied, dismal, benighted, macabre, no-good, grimy, disconsolate, blueish, grim, no-count, juicy, colorless, drear, dirty, sedate, dim, aristocratical, mordant, flavorless, bluish, sombre, lusterless, glowering, excite, dry, blue, prosaic, gentle, naughty, glooming, olive-drab uniform, stodgy, arid, sick, gamey, olive-drab, ghastly, deplorable, unappeasable, saturnine, coloured, lifeless, sad, puritanic, sorry, morose, begrimed, unplayful, moody, black, matter-of-fact, flat, sour, sober, risque, puritanical, muddy, spiritless, profane, grave, relentless, unrelenting, good-for-nothing, pitiful, serious, earthbound, distressing, gamy, dark, gruesome, no-account, sullen, cheerless, unconsolable, grisly, melancholy, down in the mouth, stern, murky, down, raunchy, dour, forbidding, regretful, inexorable, uncheerful, colourless, sulky, unimaginative, blasphemous, lamentable, low-spirited, dispirited, lackluster, sinister, solemn, uninspired, good-for-naught, low, grubby, depressed, downcast, blue-blooded, unforgiving, bad, dark-skinned, grungy, aristocratic, glum, downhearted, colors, inconsolable, sterile, racy, obscure, meritless, gloomful, spicy, non-white, aseptic, pedestrian, patrician
brown (part of speech: adjective)
burnt almond, walnut, acorn, brown, tawny, coconut, dun, chestnut, partridge, cinnamon, sepia, brunette, coffee, cafe au lait, auburn, fawn, copper, khaki, nut brown, tan, hazel, chocolate, toast, biscuit, cocoa, umber
gray (part of speech: adjective)
gray, silvery, dapple-gray, iron-gray, gun metal, pearly, gloomy, dingy, pearl-gray, ashen, mousy, lead-gray, mole-gray, battleship-gray, taupe, smoky, neutral-tint, somber, leaden, dull, dreary, salt-and-pepper, grizzled
unfashionable (part of speech: adjective)
dull (part of speech: adjective)
- The pileus is convex to expanded, gray or light drab, and darker on the center, or according to Dr. Peck it may be white. - "Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.", George Francis Atkinson.
- But contrary to the custom of men of his profession, the worthy proprietor seemed not to notice them, so busy was he talking with a tall, sallow man, wrapped in a drab- colored cloak like an owl buried in his feathers. - "Marguerite de Valois", Alexandre Dumas.
- How stately the curtains fell to the floor with their bands of drab and crimson; and the long mirror between them, redoubling all the riches reflected in it. - "A Letter of Credit", Susan Warner.