Synonyms for khaki
- burnt sienna
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KHAKI
He and I were the only people of all the safari who had khaki coats.
Officers in khaki came and talked to them about golf and gymkhanas.
Now people will see what it means to wear the khaki uniform.
There is nothing half-hearted about James when he has his khaki shirt on.
It is conjectured from this that the supply of khaki is already exhausted.
Between him and the Channel coast there still stretched a khaki line.
It is of khaki because this has been found to be the best wearing fabric and color.
They had khaki suits and flannel shirts, with wide Panama sombreros.
I have been telling these chaps that before they are much older they will be in khaki.
These presently developed into four boys, three of whom were clad in khaki.
"dust-colored cloth," 1857, from Urdu khaki, literally "dusty," from khak "dust," from Persian. First introduced in uniforms of British cavalry in India (the Guide Corps, 1846); widely adopted for camouflage purposes in the Boer Wars (1899-1902). As an adjective from 1863. Related: Khakis.