olive-drab uniform

military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color
Syn: ↑olive drab
Hypernyms: ↑military uniform
Substance Meronyms: ↑olive drab

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • olive drab — noun 1. a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown • Syn: ↑drab • Hypernyms: ↑olive 2. military uniform of the United States Army; made from cloth of a dull olive color • Syn: ↑olive drab uniform • …   Useful english dictionary

  • olive drab — n. 1. any of various shades of greenish brown, much used as a camouflage color in the armed forces 2. woolen cloth dyed this color and used for uniforms by the U.S. Army 3. [pl.] a uniform of this cloth olive drab adj …   English World dictionary

  • olive drab — noun Date: 1878 1. a grayish olive 2. a. a wool or cotton fabric of an olive drab color b. a uniform of this fabric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • olive drab — ol′ive drab′ n. 1) a deep olive color 2) tex woolen cloth of this color, used esp. for military uniforms 3) mil Usu., olive drabs. a military uniform made from this cloth • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • olive drab — pl. olive drabs for 3. 1. a deep olive color. 2. woolen cloth of this color, used esp. for U.S. Army uniforms. 3. a military uniform made from this cloth. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

  • uniform — [adj1] consistent compatible, consonant, constant, equable, even, fated, fateful, fixed, habitual, homogeneous, immutable, incorrigible, inflexible, invariable, irreversible, level, methodical, monolithic, normal, of a piece*, ordered, orderly,… …   New thesaurus

  • uniform — Synonyms and related words: OD, a certain, accordant, affirmative, agnate, agreeable, agreeing, akin, alike, an, analogous, answerable, any, any one, armory, arranged, articulated, at one, atomic, austere, automatic, badge, badge of office,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • military uniform — noun prescribed identifying uniform for soldiers • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine • Hypernyms: ↑uniform • Hyponyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Army Combat Uniform — The Army Combat Uniform (ACU) is the current combat uniform worn by the United States Army. It is the successor to the Battle Dress Uniform (BDU) and Desert Camouflage Uniform (DCU) worn during the 1980s and 1990s. [… …   Wikipedia

  • United States Army Uniform in World War II — The United States Army in World War II used a variety of standard and non standard dress and battle uniforms, which often changed depending upon the theater of war, climatic environment, and supply exigencies.U.S. Army Combat UniformsM 1941… …   Wikipedia

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