Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ogress
IPA transcription: ['oʊɡɹəs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ogress
    Meaning: (folklore) a female ogre
Usage examples
  • The fearlessness of Agnes was only ignorance: she did not know what it was to be hurt; she had never read a single story of giant, or ogress or wolf; and her mother had never carried out one of her threats of punishment.
  • Hardly had the possibility arisen in her mind, before she was on her feet: if the woman was any thing short of an ogress, her cottage must be better than that horrible loneliness, with nothing in all the world but a stare; and even an ogress had at least the shape and look of a human being.