olive drab

noun

Definition of olive drab

  1. 1 :  a grayish olive

  2. 2a :  a wool or cotton fabric of an olive drab colorb :  a uniform of this fabric

Examples of olive drab in a sentence

  1. a shirt in olive drab

  2. The soldiers were dressed in olive drab.

1869

First Known Use of olive drab

1869


OLIVE DRAB Defined for English Language Learners

olive drab

noun

Definition of olive drab for English Language Learners

  • : a grayish-green color; also : clothing of this color


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