[kak-ee, kah-kee] /ˈkæk i, ˈkɑ ki/
noun, plural khakis.
dull yellowish brown.
a stout, twilled cotton cloth of this color, used especially in making uniforms.
Usually, khakis. (used with a plural verb)
a similar fabric of wool.
of the color khaki.
made of khaki.
noun (pl) -kis
“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.
- Khaki election
noun 1. (Brit) a general election held during or immediately after a war, esp one in which the war has an effect on how people vote
[khah-leed, kah-, khal-id, kal-] /xɑˈlid, kɑ-, ˈxæl ɪd, ˈkæl-/ noun 1. (Khalid ibn Abdul-Aziz al Saud) 1913–82, king of Saudi Arabia 1975–82 (son of ibn-Saud and brother of Faisal).
- Khalid ibn abdul aziz
/ˈkɑːlɪd ˈɪbən ˈæbdʊl əˈziːz/ noun 1. 1913–82, king and President of the Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia (1975–82)
[kuh-leef, key-lif, kal-if] /kəˈlif, ˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf/ noun 1. . [key-lif, kal-if] /ˈkeɪ lɪf, ˈkæl ɪf/ noun 1. a spiritual leader of Islam, claiming succession from Muhammad. 2. any of the former Muslim rulers of Baghdad (until 1258) and of the Ottoman Empire (from 1571 until 1924). /ˈkeɪlɪf; ˈkæl-/ noun 1. a variant spelling […]