1. Dark and gloomy: Lacking light or brightness and producing a dull, dark, or melancholy atmosphere.
2. Dark in color: Having a color or tone that is dark, dull, or suitable for a serious mood or occasion.
3. Serious and melancholy: Marked by or conveying strict seriousness combined with sadness or a troubled state of mind.
NOTE: Somber is the Canadian and UK spelling of this word. The American version is 'sombre'. The word originated from the Dutch word 'somber', which means about the same.
A somber song, depressing and without variety.
Those people that are not emos but aren't hardcore either, the ones in the middle that listen to soft indie music and look like they live on a farm.
Glasses + Depeche Mode + horrible laugh + checkered shirt + artsy= somber