Origin of olive drab
Words nearby olive drab
How to use olive drab in a sentence
Rub the loin with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper.
Heat a large sauté pan over medium-high heat and add olive oil.
Add olive oil to the pan and toss in the garlic and chili flake.
The charismatic bearded revolucionario dressed in a dark olive uniform promised to restore order and hold elections.
Before “we” might offer “you” an olive branch, you must offer one to us.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
It was deep twilight in the room, and rather cold, for the eucalyptus and olive logs in the fireplace still awaited the match.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
At his side was the girl, a slender body in drab, tossing her hat gayly about at the end of its long string.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
He was now beyond all ordinary sensations of fear, only a drab feeling as of death—the death of the soul—stirred in his heart.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
It seems that Mr. Adams would have presented the sword boldly, keeping the olive branch carefully concealed behind his back.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
British Dictionary definitions for olive drab
- a dull but fairly strong greyish-olive colour
- (as adjective)an olive-drab jacket