(1) Females are a mottled drab brown with a long, orange, black splotched bill, black crown, dark eye-line, and orange legs.(2) She offered Billy a clear route of escape from his drab existence, even if was hard to understand how she could really be interested in him.(3) They are colored to blend in with their sandy environment: most are whitish or drab brown, and many have red-tinged or dark mottling along the back and head.(4) I'm really feeling quite drab and dull this week.(5) I also think many scenes look too drab and boring, when others are so bright and vivid, but I can't deny that the story works.(6) His hat matched his light brown, drab overcoat.(7) To be fair, much of that is probably due to the general lack of interest in Howard's drab party.(8) The wizard turned what would have been a dull and drab lecture into an interesting one.(9) After months in the desert, surrounded by drab camouflage gear, the soldiers smiled broadly at the flight attendants as they boarded the plane.(10) All of them wore their drab browns with the exception of their red-clad King.(11) They seemed to be called away from whatever task they happened to be doing, dressed in drab blacks, browns, and blues.(12) I was working in the day for commercial illustrators in Pitt Street and it was a drab existence I can tell you.(13) Set in the middle-of-nowhere, the color schemes of drab browns and blues enhance the terror already in the air.(14) Part of this comes from the business, but part of it comes from creative use of drab colours.(15) Every one of them seemed to have a stream of people entering or leaving them, except for one, a squat building painted brightly against its drab background.(16) Handicrafts have been directed not only to fulfil one's daily requirement but to add beauty and brightness in the otherwise dull and drab existence.