- The definition of ombre is the French word for color that is shaded or graduated in tone.
An example of ombre is the color of a dress that is light gray at the top, medium gray in the middle and dark gray at the bottom.
- Ombre is a French word for a color with a shaded tone or varying tones.
An example of ombre is a color that fades from dark gray to light gray.
Ombre would describe this cake.
also om·ber or hom·bre
Origin of ombreSpanish hombre, man, ombre, from Latin homō, homin-, man; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.
- A card game, borrowed from the Spaniards, and usually played by three persons; it involves forty cards, omitting the ranks of 8, 9 and 10.
- (archaic) A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine.
Variant of omber
Origin of omber; from French or Sp: French ombre ; from Spanish hombre ; from Classical Latin homo, a man: see homage