O o


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [oh-jee, oh-jee]
    • /oʊˈdʒi, ˈoʊ dʒi/
    • /ˈəʊ.dʒiː/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [oh-jee, oh-jee]
    • /oʊˈdʒi, ˈoʊ dʒi/

Definitions of ogee word

  • noun ogee a double curve, resembling the letter S, formed by the union of a concave and a convex line. 1
  • noun ogee Also called gula. Architecture. a molding with such a curve for a profile; cyma. Abbreviation: O.G., o.g. 1
  • noun ogee Having a double continuous S-shaped curve. 1
  • noun ogee a moulding having a cross section in the form of a letter S 0
  • noun ogee a molding having an S-shaped curve in profile 0
  • noun ogee any S-shaped curve or line 0

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Origin of ogee

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; Middle English ogeus, oggez (plural), variant (by assimilation of f) of oggifs, presumed singular oggif diagonal rib of a vault < Anglo-French, Old French ogive ogive

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Parts of speech for Ogee


ogee popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 78% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for ogee

noun ogee

  • arched — An arched roof, window, or doorway is curved at the top.
  • arc — An arc is a smoothly curving line or movement.
  • arch — An arch is a structure that is curved at the top and is supported on either side by a pillar, post, or wall.
  • contour — You can refer to the general shape or outline of an object as its contours.
  • loop — a hot bloom of pasty consistency, to be worked under a hammer or in rolls.

Antonyms for ogee

noun ogee

  • line — a thickness of glue, as between two veneers in a sheet of plywood.

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