khaki

[ US /ˈkæki, ˈkɑki/ ]
[ UK /kˈɑːki/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. of a yellowish brown color
NOUN
  1. a sturdy twilled cloth of a yellowish brown color used especially for military uniforms
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How To Use khaki In A Sentence

  • The threatened uniform typically consists of a khaki military tunic with trousers, though in Scottish regiments the trousers are usually tartan or replaced by a kilt.
  • He was wearing khakis and a shirt with tiny flowers on it, and his blond hair was freshly washed and flopped over one eye. LOOKING FOR ANDREW MCCARTHY
  • We had khaki overalls but when we finished our shift, we were covered from head to toe in white dust.
  • For a colour injection, try blue, khaki and brown. Times, Sunday Times
  • When apparel maker Betabrand created a pair of khaki pants whose back-pocket linings and hems could be exposed to reveal reflective fabric, it expected the pants to be a short-term novelty item. Beyond Spandex: Chic Styles for Cyclists Take Off
  • She stood for a moment in her flat sandals, khaki shorts, a long-sleeved white silk shirt and a pair of very black wraparound sunglasses. BLOOD IS DIRT
  • Avondale is focusing on six dye ranges with colors including khakis, grays, browns, burgundies and greens.
  • He looked rumpled, in an unironed plaid shirt and khakis that suddenly appeared too short, bits of his dark socks visible between hem and shoe. Ann Packer's 'Molten': Narrative Magazine's Friday Feature
  • White, metallics and other washed out colours, (such as grey and khaki) dominated the collection.
  • He wore his usual khaki shorts and a checkered red shirt while in the car.
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