Meaning of “drab” in the English Dictionary

"drab" in British English

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uk /dræb/ us /dræb/ drabber, drabbest disapproving
noun [ U ] uk /ˈdræb.nəs/ us /ˈdræb.nəs/

It's the unrelieved drabness of big industrial cities that depresses me.

(Definition of “drab” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drab" in American English

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drabadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /dræb/ -bb-

plain and not interesting, or not bright in appearance:

He found London disagreeable, with its thick fog, cold drizzle, and drab food.

(Definition of “drab” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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