Definición de ogre en inglés:

ogre

Silabificación: o·gre
Pronunciación: /ˈōgər
 
/

sustantivo

  • 1(In folklore) a man-eating giant.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Ella's journey to find a way to break the spell has its own dangers as she meets up with elves, ogres, giants, fairies, and of course a very charming prince.
    • A comic-fantasy-adventure filled with magic and music, ogres and elves, giants and wicked stepsisters, the film revisits a classic fairy-tale world with a distinctly 21st century twist.
    • When you're a kid, you grow up on fairy tales, witches and giants and ogres.
    Sinónimos
    monster, giant, troll
  • 1.1A cruel or terrifying person.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In fact, for all that he has been painted in some quarters as a manipulative ogre, one criticism that might be levelled at him is that he is too soft.
    • You visit a lot of cities when you're being chased by a giant marketing ogre.
    • It was then that Congress, under the leadership of those great ogres, voted by veto-proof majorities to end the arms embargo.
    Sinónimos
    brute, fiend, monster, beast, barbarian, savage, animal, tyrant
    informal bastard, swine, pig

Derivativos

ogreish

Pronunciación: /ˈōg(ə)riSH/
(also ogrish) adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I tend to ignore them, after an initial smile to show I'm not entirely ogrish.
  • The death of my wife seems to have made me a little… ogrish.
  • His face contorted in fury at the murder of his kinsmen, and with a shrill cry he leapt at the nearest of the ogrish guards.

Origen

early 18th century: from French, first used by the French writer Perrault in 1697.

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