Synonyms of drab in English:



  • 1 blocks of drab council flats
    colourless, grey, greyish, dull, dull-coloured, washed out, neutral, pale, muted, lacklustre, lustreless, muddy, watery; lightish brown, brownish, brownish-grey, mousy, dun-coloured; dingy, dreary, dismal, cheerless, gloomy, sombre, depressing
    [Antonyms] bright, cheerful
  • 2 a drab suburban existence
    uninteresting, dull, boring, tedious, monotonous, dry, dreary, wearisome; unexciting, bland, non-stimulating, unimaginative, uninspiring, uninspired, insipid, lustreless, lacklustre, vapid, flat, stale, trite, vacuous, feeble, pallid, wishy-washy, colourless, limp, lame, tired, lifeless, zestless, spiritless, sterile, anaemic, barren, tame, bloodless, antiseptic; middle-of-the-road, run-of-the-mill, commonplace, mediocre, nondescript, characterless, mundane, unexceptional, unremarkable, humdrum, prosaic
    [Antonyms] interesting
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