ombre[ŏmˈbər] or hom·bre [hŏmˈbər, ŏmˈ-]
- 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.Licensed from iStockPhoto
also om·ber or hom·brenoun
Origin: Spanish hombre, man, ombre, from Latin homō, homin-, man; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.
Variant of omber
Origin: from French or Sp: French ombre from Spanish hombre from Classical Latin homo, a man: see homage
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