Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


At first they merely made the round of the room, looking at the drabs who were jumping about.

They are the quiet and sober spokesmen of earth, clad in Quaker greys and drabs.

I see all the drabs of quality at this end of the town with them.

The gems are in color chiefly blues and greens—with grays, lavenders, drabs and mauves.

In drabs and in saddening down light colors it is, to a certain extent, still used.

Where be these boys, these girls, these drabs, these scoundrels?

A sort of drabs and queans have me blest— Was ever creature half so evil drest?

The colours used are drabs and greens, russets and blues, all art colours, and extraordinarily effective.

In the next seat forward sat the man of note-books, field-glasses, magnifying-glasses and drabs.

I should have been born a Quaker, you know, I do so like the drabs and grays, and all those soft colours.