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Definition of "sad-colored" []

  • Of somber or sober hue.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "sad-colored" in a sentence
  • "Before the prison-door stand “a throng of bearded men, in sad-colored garments and gray, steeple-crowned hats. . .”"
  • "Wailing sadly, sad-colored mangrove-hens ran off across the mud into the dreary dark."
  • "We cannot tell among the men who pass us, all clad alike in dull, sad-colored clothes, who is a knight and who is a merchant, who is a shoemaker and who is a baker."