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See definition of ochre on Dictionary.com
  • as inbrown
  • as inbuff

synonyms for ochre

  • amber
  • bay
  • beige
  • bister
  • brick
  • bronze
  • buff
  • chestnut
  • chocolate
  • cinnamon
  • cocoa
  • coffee
  • copper
  • drab
  • dust
  • ecru
  • fawn
  • ginger
  • hazel
  • henna
  • khaki
  • mahogany
  • nut
  • puce
  • russet
  • rust
  • sepia
  • sorrel
  • tan
  • toast
  • umber
  • auburn
  • burnt sienna
  • snuff-colored
  • tawny
  • terra-cotta
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How to use ochre in a sentence

The toilet area is painted an ochre color, darker than the rest of the dorm.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Burnt ochre, which is very serviceable in stucco work, is made as follows.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
Into this they pour chalk and bray it, obtaining the colour of Attic yellow ochre.
TEN BOOKS ON ARCHITECTUREVITRUVIUS
Brick dust and yellow ochre are sometimes found as adulterants.
FIELD'S CHROMATOGRAPHYGEORGE FIELD
The female must content herself with burnt sienna back-covering which comes down onto her ochre-coloured belly.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
"Churinga" in Australia are greased with the natural moisture of the palm of the hand, and rubbed with red ochre.
MYTH, RITUAL, AND RELIGION, VOL. 1ANDREW LANG
Color, dull, light yellowish, sometimes pale ochre or grayish.
OUR EDIBLE TOADSTOOLS AND MUSHROOMS AND HOW TO DISTINGUISH THEMWILLIAM HAMILTON GIBSON
Touching pattern—a carpet should not be bedizzened out like a Riccaree Indian—all red chalk, yellow ochre, and cock's feathers.
THE WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POEEDGAR ALLAN POE
The first is black, strewn with cloudy, mouse-grey spots; the second is yellow ochre.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
The cottages have a snug and eminently cheerful look, with their much-weathered tiles and white and ochre coloured walls.
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WORDS RELATED TO OCHRE

  • amber
  • auburn
  • bay
  • beige
  • bister
  • brick
  • bronze
  • buff
  • burnt sienna
  • chestnut
  • chocolate
  • cinnamon
  • cocoa
  • coffee
  • copper
  • drab
  • dust
  • ecru
  • fawn
  • ginger
  • hazel
  • henna
  • khaki
  • mahogany
  • nut
  • ochre
  • puce
  • russet
  • rust
  • sepia
  • snuff-colored
  • sorrel
  • tan
  • tawny
  • terra-cotta
  • toast
  • umber
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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