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ogre

o·gre

ogre

 
 
pronunciation:
o gr
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an ugly giant or monstrous person that eats people, esp. one in folk tales and children's stories.
similar words:
beast, bogeyman, Cyclops, ghoul, giant, Minotaur, monster
definition 2: an especially evil, hideous, or cruel person.
synonyms:
barbarian, beast, demon, fiend, miscreant, monster, savage
similar words:
brute, cutthroat, ghoul
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derivations: ogreish (adj.), ogreishly (adv.)