ogre

ogre(
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guhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (supernatural being)
a. el ogro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The ogre terrorized the town for days.El ogro aterrorizó el pueblo durante días.
To the princess's surprise, the ogre was a gentle creature.Para sorpresa de la princesa, el ogro era una criatura mansa.
b. la ogresa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The ogress thought she'd be condemned to a life without love unless the witch's spell was broken.La ogresa pensó que sería condenada a una vida sin amor si el hechizo de la bruja no se rompía.
2. (cruel person)
a. el ogro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My teacher is a mean old ogre who just shouts, "Shut up, shut up!" at all the students.Mi maestro es un ogro cruel y viejo que no hace más que gritar "¡Cállate, cállate!" a todos los alumnos.
b. la ogresa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Our CEO is an absolute ogress. She laid off half the staff on a whim this afternoon.Nuestra DG es una verdadera ogresa. Esta tarde despidió a la mitad del personal por puro capricho.
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ogre
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. el ogro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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ogre [ˈəʊɡəʳ]
noun
ogro (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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