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synonyms for drab

  • bleak
  • desolate
  • dingy
  • dismal
  • dreary
  • gray
  • lackluster
  • muddy
  • run-down
  • shabby
  • somber
  • blah
  • boring
  • brown
  • dry
  • flat
  • same
  • zero
  • arid
  • characterless
  • cheerless
  • dull as dishwater
  • faded
  • gloomy
  • grungy
  • lusterless
  • murky
  • subfuse
  • unchanging
  • uninspired
  • vapid
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antonyms for drab

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  • bright
  • cheerful
  • clean
  • clear
  • good
  • happy
  • light
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • exciting
  • interesting
  • colorful
  • inspired
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How to use drab in a sentence

It’s pea soup, after all, typically a metaphor for drab and boring.
LEEKS AND FRESH DILL TAKE COZY SPLIT PEA SOUP FROM DRAB TO FABELLIE KRIEGERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As the pandemic has proved, we are adaptable creatures, though I still feel the loss of a landscape rendered drab but predictable by brown earth and gray forest.
CLIMATE CHANGE HAS ALTERED THE WINTER SEASON AND THE GARDENER’S SENSE OF ITADRIAN HIGGINSJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Errors are expected—even the world’s best can confuse extremely similar-looking immature gulls or drab flycatchers.
HOW EBIRD CHANGED BIRDING FOREVERJESSIE WILLIAMSONDECEMBER 4, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Hops once were considered a drab ingredient, tossed in mainly to preserve the beer, thanks to antibacterial properties of the resins found in hop flowers, which are also called cones.
HOW HOPS BECAME THE STAR OF AMERICAN BREWINGCHRISTOPHER SOLOMONOCTOBER 7, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
For Arise, these individual arbitration awards were dribs and drabs compared with the potentially large payouts that could come from a class-action lawsuit.
MEET THE CUSTOMER SERVICE REPS FOR DISNEY AND AIRBNB WHO HAVE TO PAY TO TALK TO YOUBY KEN ARMSTRONG, JUSTIN ELLIOTT AND ARIANA TOBINOCTOBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
Today’s Facebook instead gives these groups access to all the same tools to organize as anyone else, and only limits their spread in dribs and drabs over time.
FACEBOOK TRIES TO CLEAN UP GROUPS WITH NEW POLICIESSARAH PEREZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020TECHCRUNCH
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 JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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 VALLEYNELSON 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 STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Wery proud I was in a gold-laced hat, a drab coat and a red weskit, to sit by his side, when he drove.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
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WORDS RELATED TO DRAB

  • boring
  • colorless
  • drab
  • dreary
  • dry
  • dull
  • flat
  • insipid
  • lackluster
  • lifeless
  • tedious
  • unanimated
  • uninspired
  • vapid
  • wearisome
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.