noun, plural olive drabs for 3.
Origin of olive drab
Examples from the Web for olive drab
Never appear outside your room or tent with your coat or olive-drab shirt unbuttoned or collar of coat unhooked.
The longshoreman placed the books atop the olive-drab hat, crushing it flat with their weight.The Rich Little Poor Boy|Eleanor Gates
The helmets were painted in the olive-drab shade for protective coloring.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
Out in the sunlight in the middle of the clearing he saw a man in olive-drab kneeling beside something on the ground.
In front of him his eyes followed other patches of olive-drab moving among the tree trunks.
British Dictionary definitions for olive drab
- a dull but fairly strong greyish-olive colour
- (as adjective)an olive-drab jacket