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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An imaginary monster used to frighten children.

Usage examples (34)
  • This business of Iran being characterized as the bogeyman is all a smokescreen people!
  • The trillion-pound bogeyman is also made of straw.
  • Right now that bogeyman is too feeble to inspire fear.
  • A nation of namby pambies whining about every two-bit bogeyman is just a second-rate nation of Chicken Littles. for more
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