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drabbest


 
  Overview  of  adj  drab 
 
  The  adj  drab  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  drab,  dreary  --  (lacking  in  liveliness  or  charm  or  surprise;  "her  drab  personality";  "life  was  drab  compared  with  the  more  exciting  life  style  overseas";  "a  series  of  dreary  dinner  parties") 
  2.  (1)  drab,  sober,  somber,  sombre  --  (lacking  brightness  or  color;  dull;  "drab  faded  curtains";  "sober  Puritan  gray";  "children  in  somber  brown  clothes") 
  3.  dingy,  dismal,  drab,  drear,  dreary,  gloomy,  sorry  --  (depressing  in  character  or  appearance;  "drove  through  dingy  streets";  "the  dismal  prison  twilight"-  Charles  Dickens;  "drab  old  buildings";  "a  dreary  mining  town";  "gloomy  tenements";  "sorry  routine  that  follows  on  the  heels  of  death"-  B.A.Williams) 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  drab 
 
  3  senses  of  drab 
 
  Sense  1 
  drab,  dreary 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  dull)  ->  lively 
 
  Sense  2 
  drab,  sober,  somber,  sombre 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  colorless)  ->  colorful,  colourful 
 
  Sense  3 
  dingy,  dismal,  drab,  drear,  dreary,  gloomy,  sorry 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  cheerless)  ->  cheerful 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  drab 
 
  3  senses  of  drab 
 
  Sense  1 
  drab,  dreary 
  =>  dull  (vs.  lively) 
 
  Sense  2 
  drab,  sober,  somber,  sombre 
  =>  colorless  (vs.  colorful),  colourless 
 
  Sense  3 
  dingy,  dismal,  drab,  drear,  dreary,  gloomy,  sorry 
  =>  cheerless  (vs.  cheerful),  uncheerful 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  drab 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  drab 
 
  drab  used  as  an  adjective  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  drab 
  drab 
  olive-drab 
 
  Overview  of  adj  drab 
 
  The  adj  drab  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  drab,  dreary  --  (lacking  in  liveliness  or  charm  or  surprise;  "her  drab  personality";  "life  was  drab  compared  with  the  more  exciting  life  style  overseas";  "a  series  of  dreary  dinner  parties") 
  2.  (1)  drab,  sober,  somber,  sombre  --  (lacking  brightness  or  color;  dull;  "drab  faded  curtains";  "sober  Puritan  gray";  "children  in  somber  brown  clothes") 
  3.  dingy,  dismal,  drab,  drear,  dreary,  gloomy,  sorry  --  (depressing  in  character  or  appearance;  "drove  through  dingy  streets";  "the  dismal  prison  twilight"-  Charles  Dickens;  "drab  old  buildings";  "a  dreary  mining  town";  "gloomy  tenements";  "sorry  routine  that  follows  on  the  heels  of  death"-  B.A.Williams) 



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