Definition of hombre noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɒmbreɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːmbreɪ//
(from Spanish, North American English, informal)
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a man, especially one of a particular type Their quarterback is one tough hombre. Word Originmid 19th cent. (originally denoting a man of Spanish descent): Spanish, ‘man’, from Latin homo, homin-.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hombre