noun see bogeyman

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bogyman — [boog′ē man΄; ] also [ bō′gēman΄] n. pl. bogymen [bō′gēmen΄, boog′ēmen΄] BOOGEYMAN …   English World dictionary

  • bogyman — /boog ee man , boh gee , booh /, n., pl. bogymen. bogeyman. [1885 90; BOGY1 + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

  • bogyman — n. bogeyman, imaginary person or monster from children s stories that scares children; terrifying person or thing; evil spirit …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bogyman — noun variant spelling of bogeyman …   English new terms dictionary

  • bogyman — bo·gy·man …   English syllables

  • bogyman — /ˈboʊgimæn/ (say bohgeeman), /ˈbugimæn/ (say boohgeeman), /ˈbʊgimæn/ (say boogeeman) noun (plural bogymen) → bogeyman …   Australian English dictionary

  • bogyman — var. of BOGEYMAN …   Useful english dictionary

  • bogeyman — also bogyman noun Date: 1890 1. a monstrous imaginary figure used in threatening children 2. a terrifying or dreaded person or thing ; bugbear …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bogey — or Bogie may refer to:* Hobgoblin, a friendly or amusing goblin ** Boggart, a household spirit which causes things to disappear, milk to sour, and dogs to go lame * Bogeyman, boogeyman , boogyman , or bogyman , a legendary ghost like monster with …   Wikipedia

  • Croque-mitaine — Le croque mitaine (variante croquemitaine) est un personnage maléfique dont on parle aux enfants pour leur faire peur et ainsi les rendre plus sages. Son rôle sert souvent à marquer les interdits sur des moments ou des lieux considérés comme… …   Wikipédia en Français

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