noun, plural khak·is.
- a uniform made of this cloth, especially a military uniform.
- a garment made of this cloth, especially trousers.
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Origin of khaki
OTHER WORDS FROM khakikhak·i·like, adjective
Words nearby khaki
How to use khaki in a sentence
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|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|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
noun plural -kis
- 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