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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Anglo-Norman malgré, from mal (bad) + gre (pleasure", "grace) (from Old French, from Latin gratum)

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɔː.ɡəː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.ɡɚ/
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PrepositionEdit

maugre

  1. (archaic) Notwithstanding; in spite of. [from 14th c.]

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AdverbEdit

maugre (not comparable)

  1. (obsolete) Notwithstanding, despite everything. [14th-17th c.]
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.xi:
      cruell Mulciber would not obay / His threatfull pride, but did the more augment / His mighty rage, and with imperious sway / Him forst (maulgre) his fiercenesse to relent, / And backe retire []

NounEdit

maugre (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Ill will; spite.

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