drably drably

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a drab manner

Usage(s):

  1. But on this occasion, drably dressed, bearded Muslim men rubbed shoulders with stylish women in revealing outfits, the latter drinking plenty of alcohol.
  2. With the exception of the drably turned-out forces on both sides of the Korean War, the gaudier the officers, the surer the defeat.
  3. There's a stolid, almost Stalinist cast to the compositions and a drably desaturated palette--apparently Russia was so poor in the '40s that it couldn't afford full color.

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