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See definition of umber on Dictionary.com
  • as inbrown
  • as intan

synonyms for umber

  • amber
  • bay
  • beige
  • bister
  • brick
  • bronze
  • buff
  • chestnut
  • chocolate
  • cinnamon
  • cocoa
  • coffee
  • copper
  • drab
  • dust
  • ecru
  • fawn
  • ginger
  • hazel
  • henna
  • khaki
  • mahogany
  • nut
  • ochre
  • puce
  • russet
  • rust
  • sepia
  • sorrel
  • tan
  • toast
  • auburn
  • burnt sienna
  • snuff-colored
  • tawny
  • terra-cotta
See also synonyms for: umbers
  • beige
  • drab
  • brown
  • natural
  • gold
  • saddle
  • ecru
  • cream
  • bronze
  • buff
  • tawny
  • yellowish
  • khaki
  • brownish
  • biscuit
  • sand
  • suntan
  • olive
  • leather-colored
  • olive-brown
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How to use umber in a sentence

The eggs number from four to six, and are of a grey colour, speckled with light umber-brown.
BIRDS' NESTS, EGGS AND EGG-COLLECTINGRICHARD KEARTON
The eggs number two, dark olive-brown, or buffish-brown, spotted somewhat sparingly with blackish-brown and umber-brown.
BIRDS' NESTS, EGGS AND EGG-COLLECTINGRICHARD KEARTON
The tapestries of the wall were umber and gold; the hangings of the bed and windows were a modulated purple.
THE BASTONNAISJOHN LESPERANCE
Not now could the lure of his well-loved ocean appeal to him, for all the wonders of the umber and dull orange west.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
Ground color of upperparts deep umber-brown, very finely and densely vermiculated; chest barred with bright tawny brown and black.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
Above, including wings and tail, uniform brownish umber, unstreaked; below heavily spotted with same.
COLOR KEY TO NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSFRANK M. CHAPMAN
The upper parts are strongly washed with umber brown, and lower parts more or less suffused with paler wash of the same.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 1, JUNE 1899VARIOUS
It proved a seething stream of horse and foot and wagon train, forms shadowy and umber, moving in the whirling dust.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
All the plain, the sedge below, the rolling canopy above, was tinged with reddish umber.
THE LONG ROLLMARY JOHNSTON
Strangely enough, her very paleness made the Dyak umber in her cheeks more pronounced.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UMBER

  • 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.