Synonyms and Antonyms of ogre

  1. 1 a strange or horrible and often frightening creature <a horror movie filled with ogres and demons of every description> Synonyms grotesque, grotesquerie (also grotesquery), monstrosity, monsterRelated Words ogress; Frankenstein; bête noire, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugaboo, bugbear; banshee, bogeyman (also bogyman), demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, fright, imp, incubus; horror, terror; abomination, anathema; abnormality, freak; mutant, mutation

  2. 2 something or someone that causes fear or dread especially without reason <the ogre of the standardized test keeps recurring> Synonyms bête noire, black beast, bugaboo, bugbear, dread, hobgoblin, bogeyRelated Words apparition, ghost, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, wraith; banshee, bogeyman (also bogyman), demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, ghoul, imp, incubus; fright, horrible, horror, monster, monstrosity, terror; bane, curse, enemy, plague, scourge, torment; abomination, anathema

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