Meaning of ogre

o•gre

Pronunciation: (ō'gur), [key]
— n.
  1. a monster in fairy tales and popular legend, usually represented as a hideous giant who feeds on human flesh.
  2. a monstrously ugly, cruel, or barbarous person.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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