hombre

1
[ om-ber ]
/ ˈɒm bər /

noun Cards.

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Definition for hombre (2 of 3)

hombre

2
[ om-brey, -bree ]
/ ˈɒm breɪ, -bri /

noun

man; fellow; guy: That sheriff is a mean hombre.

Origin of hombre

2
1830–40; < Spanish, by dissimilation and intrusion of b < Vulgar Latin *omne, for Latin hominem, accusative of homō man, Homo

Definition for hombre (3 of 3)

omber

or hom·bre

[ om-ber ]
/ ˈɒm bər /

noun

a card game popular in the 17th and 18th centuries and played, usually by three persons, with 40 cards.
the player undertaking to win the pool in this game.
Also especially British, om·bre.

Origin of omber

1650–60; < French (h)ombre < Spanish hombre literally, man < Latin hominem, accusative of homō man. See Homo
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British Dictionary definitions for hombre (1 of 2)

hombre

1
/ (ˈɒmbreɪ, -brɪ) /

noun

Western US a slang word for man

Word Origin for hombre

C19: from Spanish: man

British Dictionary definitions for hombre (2 of 2)

hombre

2
/ (ˈhɒmbə) /

noun

a variant of ombre
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