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Bogey vs. Bugbear

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Bogeynoun

The Devil.

Bugbearnoun

An ongoing problem; a recurring obstacle or adversity.

Bogeynoun

A ghost, goblin, or other hostile supernatural creature.

Bugbearnoun

A source of dread; resentment; or irritation.

Bogeynoun

A bugbear: any terrifying thing.

Bugbearnoun

(archaic) An imaginary creature meant to inspire fear in children.

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Bogeynoun

One of two sets of wheels under a locomotive or railcar; the structure with axles and wheels under a locomotive, railcar, or semi.

Bugbearverb

(transitive) To alarm with idle phantoms.

Bogeynoun

A bog-standard (representative) specimen taken from the center of production.

Bugbearnoun

Same as Bugaboo.

Bogeynoun

(engineering) A standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.

Bugbearverb

To alarm with idle phantoms.

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Bogeynoun

An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen and suspected to be hostile.

Bugbearnoun

an imaginary monster used to frighten children

Bogeynoun

synonym of bandit: a known hostile aircraft.

Bugbearnoun

an object of dread or apprehension;

‘Germany was always a bugbear for France’; ‘A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds’;

Bogeynoun

(golf) A score of one over par on a hole.

Bugbear

A bugbear is a legendary creature or type of hobgoblin comparable to the boogeyman (or bugaboo or babau or cucuy), and other creatures of folklore, all of which were historically used in some cultures to frighten disobedient children.

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Bogeynoun

(UK) nodot=1: a piece of mucus in or removed from the nostril.

Bogeyverb

(golf) To make a bogey.

Bogeynoun

A goblin; a bugbear.

‘I have become a sort of bogey - a kill-joy.’;

Bogeynoun

a score one stroke over par for a hole; formerly, the definition of bogey was the same as that now used for par, i.e., an ideal score or number of strokes, for each hole, against which players compete; - it was said to be so called because assumed to be the score of an imaginary first-rate player called Colonel Bogey. Now the standard score is called par.

Bogeynoun

an unidentified aircraft; in combat situations, such craft not identified as friendly are assumed to be hostile.

Bogeynoun

an evil spirit

Bogeynoun

(golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole

Bogeynoun

an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft

Bogeyverb

to shoot in one stroke over par

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