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Definition of "amber" []

  • A hard translucent yellow, orange, or brownish-yellow fossil resin, used for making jewelry and other ornamental objects. (noun)
  • A brownish yellow. (noun)
  • Having the color of amber; brownish-yellow. (adjective)
  • Made of or resembling amber: an amber necklace. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "amber" in a sentence
  • "He frowned when he noticed that the word amber did not appear on the list of hair colors."
  • "It oughta be preserved in amber cuz, after all, eveyrbody knows that prosperity causes poverty, and that prosperous nations where women were educated caused the Dark Ages."
  • "So glad to hear amber is safe, glad he did the right thing."