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o·gress

(ō′grĭs)
n.
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.

o•gress

(ˈoʊ grɪs)

n.
1. a female ogre.
2. a monstrously ugly or cruel woman.
[1705–15; < French ogresse. See ogre, -ess]
usage: See -ess.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ogress - (folklore) a female ogre
ogre - (folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings
Translations

ogress

n (Myth) → menschenfressende Riesin; (fig)Ungeheuer nt, → Unmensch m
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