Synonyms for khaki

Grammar : Adj, noun
Spell : kak-ee, kah-kee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈkæk i, ˈkɑ ki

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Définition of khaki

Origin :
  • "dust-colored cloth," 1857, from Urdu khaki, literally "dusty," from khak "dust," from Persian. First introduced in uniforms of British cavalry in India (the Guide Corps, 1846); widely adopted for camouflage purposes in the Boer Wars (1899-1902). As an adjective from 1863. Related: Khakis.
  • As in brown : adj dark, burnished color
  • As in tan : noun light brown
  • As in beige : noun light brown color
  • As in uniform : noun coordinated outfit
Example sentences :
  • He and I were the only people of all the safari who had khaki coats.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • Officers in khaki came and talked to them about golf and gymkhanas.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • Now people will see what it means to wear the khaki uniform.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields » by Lieut. Howard Payson
  • There is nothing half-hearted about James when he has his khaki shirt on.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, November 18, 1914 » by Various
  • It is conjectured from this that the supply of khaki is already exhausted.
  • Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 147, December 30, 1914 » by Various
  • Between him and the Channel coast there still stretched a khaki line.
  • Extract from : « War Letters of a Public-School Boy » by Paul Jones.
  • It is of khaki because this has been found to be the best wearing fabric and color.
  • Extract from : « Educational Work of the Girl Scouts » by Louise Stevens Bryant
  • They had khaki suits and flannel shirts, with wide Panama sombreros.
  • Extract from : « The Web of the Golden Spider » by Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • I have been telling these chaps that before they are much older they will be in khaki.
  • Extract from : « The Paliser case » by Edgar Saltus
  • These presently developed into four boys, three of whom were clad in khaki.
  • Extract from : « Pathfinder » by Alan Douglas
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