dull yellowish brown.
a stout, twilled cotton cloth of this color, used especially in making uniforms.
Usually khakis. (used with a plural verb)
a uniform made of this cloth, especially a military uniform.
a garment made of this cloth, especially trousers.
a similar fabric of wool.
of the color khaki.
made of khaki.
- khak·i·like, adjective
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How to use khaki in a sentence
The wool naturally cuts down on stink, so I can keep them on for two or even three days in a row, they’re padded enough for long hikes, and their basic patterns look great with jeans and khakis alike.
Croft was given a gothic look, trading out her classic wardrobe of tank tops and khaki shorts for denim, leather and sunglasses.
Two women in khaki shorts and polos watched us and made notes, one on a clipboard, the other dictating into a small recorder.
Crown moldings and office folders come in the same khaki color.D.C. is a city of grand monuments and federal buildings. These photos capture the often unseen poetic details. | Kelsey Ables | July 30, 2021 | Washington Post
Sergei was wearing his uniform off-duty when I met him: a khaki t-shirt and a pair of army surplus pants.
Sanders is dressed in a blue oxford shirt and ill-fitting creased khaki dress pants.Can This Ornery Socialist Spoil the Clinton Coronation? | David Freedlander | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bergdahl was dressed in a white dress shirt with a blue tie and sporting plain pocket khaki pants.
The ribbed khaki look could also came on sporty-looking trousers which tied at the ankles.
He wore simple khaki pants and a light blue button-up shirt—no leather skirts.Kanye West Debuts Baby North During Ridiculous Interview With Kris Jenner | Kevin Fallon | August 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was dressed in khaki—a garb much affected by transcontinental automobile tourists.Mystery Ranch | Arthur Chapman
The Adventure Girls were dressed alike in brown breeches, leather boots, and khaki shirts with brown silk ties to match.The Adventure Girls at K Bar O | Clair Blank
Gwynne wore his khaki riding-clothes, but it was doubtful if any one would be critical in San Francisco that morning.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
From the lowest buckle he went on to the top one, where Cash's khaki trousers were tucked inside with a deep fold on top.Cabin Fever | B. M. Bower
Susie Billings, minus her khaki and cartridges, looked the picture of demureness in white muslin and baby-blue ribbons.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch | Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
British Dictionary definitions for khaki
a dull yellowish-brown colour
(as adjective): a khaki background
a hard-wearing fabric of this colour, used esp for military uniforms
(as modifier): a khaki jacket
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