ochre

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o·chre

 (ō′kər)
n.
Variant of ocher.

ochre

(ˈəʊkə) or

ocher

n
1. any of various natural earths containing ferric oxide, silica, and alumina: used as yellow or red pigments
2. (Colours)
a. a moderate yellow-orange to orange colour
b. (as adjective): an ochre dress.
vb
(Dyeing) (tr) to colour with ochre
[C15: from Old French ocre, from Latin ōchra, from Greek ōkhra, from ōkhros pale yellow]
ochreous, ochrous, ochry, ˈocherous, ˈochery adj
ochroid adj

ochre


Past participle: ochred
Gerund: ochring

Imperative
ochre
ochre
Present
I ochre
you ochre
he/she/it ochres
we ochre
you ochre
they ochre
Preterite
I ochred
you ochred
he/she/it ochred
we ochred
you ochred
they ochred
Present Continuous
I am ochring
you are ochring
he/she/it is ochring
we are ochring
you are ochring
they are ochring
Present Perfect
I have ochred
you have ochred
he/she/it has ochred
we have ochred
you have ochred
they have ochred
Past Continuous
I was ochring
you were ochring
he/she/it was ochring
we were ochring
you were ochring
they were ochring
Past Perfect
I had ochred
you had ochred
he/she/it had ochred
we had ochred
you had ochred
they had ochred
Future
I will ochre
you will ochre
he/she/it will ochre
we will ochre
you will ochre
they will ochre
Future Perfect
I will have ochred
you will have ochred
he/she/it will have ochred
we will have ochred
you will have ochred
they will have ochred
Future Continuous
I will be ochring
you will be ochring
he/she/it will be ochring
we will be ochring
you will be ochring
they will be ochring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been ochring
you have been ochring
he/she/it has been ochring
we have been ochring
you have been ochring
they have been ochring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been ochring
you will have been ochring
he/she/it will have been ochring
we will have been ochring
you will have been ochring
they will have been ochring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been ochring
you had been ochring
he/she/it had been ochring
we had been ochring
you had been ochring
they had been ochring
Conditional
I would ochre
you would ochre
he/she/it would ochre
we would ochre
you would ochre
they would ochre
Past Conditional
I would have ochred
you would have ochred
he/she/it would have ochred
we would have ochred
you would have ochred
they would have ochred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ochre - any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxideochre - any of various earths containing silica and alumina and ferric oxide; used as a pigment
earth color - a colored mineral used as a pigment
sinoper, sinopia, sinopis - a red ocher formerly used as a pigment
yellow ocher, yellow ochre - pigment consisting of a limonite mixed with clay and silica
2.ochre - a moderate yellow-orange to orange colorochre - a moderate yellow-orange to orange color
orange yellow, saffron - a shade of yellow tinged with orange
Adj.1.ochre - of a moderate orange-yellow color
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue
Translations
okra
oker
oker

ochre

ocher (US) [ˈəʊkəʳ] Nocre m
red ochreocre m rojo, almagre m
yellow ochreocre m amarillo

ochre

[ˈəʊkər] adjocre

ochre

, (US) ocher
nOcker m or nt; red ochreroter or rotes Ocker; yellow ochre (= substance)Ocker m or nt; (= colour)Ocker m or nt, → Ockergelb nt
adjockerfarben

ochre

ocher (Am) [ˈəʊkəʳ]
1. nocra f inv
2. adj(color) ocra inv
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Tastefully attired in an ocherish linen suit (which nicely complemented his pinkish complexion) and an ocherish-and-white-striped T, he was totally charming to us, not at all mean.