noun \ˈka-kē, ˈkä-, Canada often ˈkär-\

: a yellowish-brown cloth

khakis : pants made of khaki

: a yellowish-brown color

Full Definition of KHAKI

a :  a khaki-colored cloth made usually of cotton or wool and used especially for military uniforms
b :  a garment of this cloth; especially :  a military uniform —usually used in plural
:  a light yellowish brown
khaki adjective

Examples of KHAKI

  1. a military uniform made of khaki

Origin of KHAKI

Hindi & Urdu khākī dust-colored, from khāk dust, from Persian
First Known Use: 1857

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

Rhymes with KHAKI


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