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hombre1

[om-ber] /ˈɒm bər/
noun, Cards.
1.

hombre2

[om-brey, -bree] /ˈɒm breɪ, -bri/
noun
1.
man; fellow; guy:
That sheriff is a mean hombre.
Origin of hombre2
1830-1840
1830-40; < Spanish, by dissimilation and intrusion of b < Vulgar Latin *omne, for Latin hominem, accusative of homō man, Homo
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hombre1

/ˈɒmbreɪ; -brɪ/
noun
1.
(Western US) a slang word for man
Word Origin
C19: from Spanish: man

hombre2

/ˈhɒmbə/
noun
1.
a variant of ombre
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Word Origin and History for hombre
n.

"a man" (especially one of Spanish descent), 1846, from Spanish, from Latin hominem, accusative of homo "man" (see homunculus).

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Slang definitions & phrases for hombre

hombre

noun
  1. A Hispanic person
  2. A man; fellow; guy: a real cool hombre
Related Terms

wise guy

[1846+; fr Spanish, ''man'']


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