olive drab(redirected from olive drabs)
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1. A grayish olive to dark olive brown or olive gray.
a. Cloth of this color, often used in military uniforms.
b. also olive drabs A uniform made from cloth of this color.
a. a dull but fairly strong greyish-olive colour
b. (as adjective): an olive-drab jacket.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) cloth or clothes in this colour, esp the uniform of the US Army. Abbreviation: OD
1. a deep olive color.
2. woolen cloth of this color, used esp. for military uniforms.
3. Usu., olive drabs. a military uniform made from this cloth.
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|Noun||1.||olive drab - a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown|
olive - a yellow-green color of low brightness and saturation
|2.||olive drab - military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color|
military uniform - prescribed identifying uniform for soldiers
olive drab - a cloth of an olive-brown color used for military uniforms
|3.||olive drab - a cloth of an olive-brown color used for military uniforms|
cloth, fabric, textile, material - artifact made by weaving or felting or knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; "the fabric in the curtains was light and semitransparent"; "woven cloth originated in Mesopotamia around 5000 BC"; "she measured off enough material for a dress"