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a perversely bad, cruel, or wicked person

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a cruel wicked and inhuman person

(folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings

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Tait (2008), in his analysis of the users of the Ogrish website, points out that viewers' gaze on extreme violence has been examined in a very reductionist manner, which associates viewers' motivations to pathologies, immaturity or immorality, and condemns a priori that gaze.
However, it might be argued that the American acquaintance of the projector is a New World savage and as such his insistence on child eating undercuts my distinction between parodic/resistant cannibalism on the part of New World savages such as the Maori and the ogrish cannibalism proposed by the projector and his unsavoury acquaintances.
In early February, the public prosecutor in Dusseldorf ordered Joker.com, a German domain-name registrar, to remove the Ogrish.com domain name from its database on the grounds that the site glorifies violence and death.
Run by Dan Klinker, who is based in Amsterdam, Ogrish.com features photographs and videos of autopsies and medical procedures as well as links to stories with headlines like "Woman Takes Bite Out of Man's Scrotum."
Meanwhile, the park's ogrish boss Coco La Bouche (voiced by Susan Sarandon) needs a husband fast, and latches on to Chuck's dad Chas.
But the American chameleon is hardly a close relative of Africa's true chameleon--that humpbacked, goggle-eyed, rough-skinned, ogrish fellow who would have had little difficulty snapping up any nearby katydid with its long, clublike tongue.
We readers follow in the wake of Tiffauges attempting to decipher the signs, as he follows in the wake of his own "ogrish" prophesying.
In Le Roi des aulnes Tournier parades a number of ogrish figures; it may be that the most important of these is the least visible, Hannah Arendt's "secret king of thought," the German philosopher Martin Heidegger.