olive-drab olive-drab

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of a light brownish green color

Usage(s):

  1. The war showsin the shabby, weary, olive-drab ambiance of the city, in the preparations it has made against attack.
  2. An unusually large number of gravediggers and an out-of-place olive-drab telephone van were on hand.
  3. In Tel Aviv, his olive-drab shirt sleeves rolled up in Israeli military fashion and his demeanor stern, Lieut.

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