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ombre1

Syllabification: om·bre
Pronunciation: /ˈämbər
 
/

noun

A trick-taking card game for three people using a pack of forty cards, popular in Europe in the 17th-18th centuries.
Example sentences
  • He presents Belinda at her toilet, a game of ombre, the snipping of the lock while Belinda sips her coffee, the wrath of Belinda and her demand that the lock be restored, the final wafting of the lock, as a new star, to adorn the skies.

Origin

from Spanish hombre 'man', with reference to one player seeking to win the pool.

Words that rhyme with ombre

sombre (US somber)

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ombré2

Syllabification: om·bré
Pronunciation: /ˈämbrā
 
/

adjective

Having tones of color that shade into each other, graduating from light to dark: a blue and white ombré silk shift her shoulder-length ombré hair
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  • Pastel shades, monochrome and two-tone ombré pieces are also right on trend.
  • More formal looks included beautiful strapless fitted gowns with floor-length capes and a full-skirted gown done in an ivory-to-champagne ombré effect.
  • She wants to create an ombré effect with her cashmere fabric.

Origin

French, past participle of ombrer 'to shade'.

Words that rhyme with ombré

chambray, chambré, hombre

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