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OGRE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ogre mean? 

OGRE (noun)
  The noun OGRE has 2 senses:

1. a cruel wicked and inhuman person
2. (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

  Familiarity information: OGRE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OGRE (noun)


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Meaning:

A cruel wicked and inhuman person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

fiend; ogre; demon; monster; devil

Hypernyms ("ogre" is a kind of...):

disagreeable person; unpleasant person (a person who is not pleasant or agreeable)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ogre"):

demoniac (someone who acts as if possessed by a demon)


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Meaning:

(folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("ogre" is a kind of...):

giant (an imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fair tales)

Domain category:

folklore (the unwritten literature (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ogre"):

ogress ((folklore) a female ogre)


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