ogress(redirected from ogresses)
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1. A female giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans.
2. A woman who is considered particularly cruel, brutish, or ugly. See Usage Note at -ess.
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1. a female ogre.
2. a monstrously ugly or cruel woman.
usage: See -ess.
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