drabber drabber

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown
  2. (adj) lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
  3. (adj) lacking brightness or color; dull
  4. (adj) of a light brownish green color
  5. (adj) causing dejection

Usage(s):

  1. And I'll take the comedy stylings of Jon Heder over Reilly's drabber improvisations any day.
  2. Genuine pathos can be found in the interplay between the world of fiction and its drabber, realer counterpart, but Fforde doesn't go looking for it.
  3. Baxter kept talking, and in 1947 the peacetime Army began looking drabber.

Quotes

  • "Lures are shiny metal," Stroud says. "Jewellery is shiny metal. It will bring attention from something small, and that will bring attention from the next level. So, one of the tips is to be a little drabber dressed if you don't want to get...
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Les Stroud Source: Jamaica Gleaner

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