Examples of khaki in a Sentence
a military uniform made of khaki
Recent Examples of khaki from the Web
The Wolverines football coach loves his khaki pants and is wonderfully famous for wearing them all the time.
The carbon fiber panels, painted in a khaki yellow, including the hood, fenders, bumpers, deck lid, deep chin spoiler, quarter extensions and valence, were all made by SpeedKore.
Boyes was able to get his hands on khaki pants and a dark green or gray zip-up jacket, and walked out of the South Central Regional Jail in Charleston, West Virginia, just before 6 a.m. Wednesday.
During the hearing Thursday, Boys wore an orange jumpsuit and sat to the right of the judge as two deputies in black polo shirts and khaki pants stood nearby, watching him with crossed arms.
The flames in the campfire are leaping, and so are the figures around it, in flowing khaki robes emblazoned with various pronouns.
The lenses were trained on a low-lying mountain ridge in the distance, blue in the dying light, where plumes of khaki smoke floated upward from multiple spot fires.
Before being caught in Wauwatosa, Farber was last seen on foot in Juneau and was wearing khaki pants, a green shirt, and orange Croc-type shoes.
So school administrators did: All students must wear black, navy, or khaki bottoms and white or light-blue shirts.
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Did You Know?
In the mid-19th century, units of the British Indian Army applied the Hindi word khāki, “dust-colored, brown,” to the color of a uniform cloth. Dull brown uniforms were preferred because they did not show dirt, but the major reason that all colonial units of the British Army eventually adopted them was because they made excellent camouflage. Today we typically associate khaki with fashionable casualness and a summery look rather than British military uniforms
Origin and Etymology of khaki
First Known Use: 1857See Words from the same year
First Known Use of khaki
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