Ogreish O"gre*ish, a. Resembling an ogre; having the character or appearance of an ogre; suitable for an ogre. ``An ogreish kind of jocularity.'' --Dickens. [1913 Webster]

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  • ogreish — adj. similar to an ogre; of or relating to an ogre …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ogreish — ogre·ish …   English syllables

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