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Meaning of OGRE

Pronunciation:  'owgur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings
  2. [n]  a cruel wicked and inhuman person
 

OGRE is a 4 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: demon, devil, fiend, monster
 
 See Also: demoniac, disagreeable person, giant, ogress, unpleasant person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"gre\, n. [F., fr. Sp. ogro, fr. L. Orcus the god of the
infernal regions; also, the lower world, hell.]
An imaginary monster, or hideous giant of fairy tales, who
lived on human beings; hence, any frightful giant; a cruel
monster.

      His schoolroom must have resembled an ogre's den.
                                               --Maccaulay.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing an ogre in your dream means self-criticism and discipline.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: Argus, bogey, bogeyman, Briareus, brute, bugaboo, bugbear, cad, centaur, Cerberus, Charybdis, chimera, cockatrice, Cyclops, demon, Dracula, dragon, drake, Echidna, fee-faw-fum, fiend, Frankenstein, frightener, ghost, ghoul, giant, Gorgon, griffin, Harpy, hippocampus, hobgoblin, holy terror, horror, Hydra, incubus, Loch Ness monster, man-eater, Medusa, mermaid, merman, Minotaur, monster, nightmare, nixie, ogress, Pegasus, phantom, Python, revenant, roc, sadist, salamander, satyr, scarebabe, scarecrow, scarer, scoundrel, Scylla, sea horse, sea serpent, siren, specter, Sphinx, succubus, Talos, terror, troll, Typhon, unicorn, vampire, villain, werewolf, windigo, Wolf-man, xiphopagus, zombie
 

 

 

 

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