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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft; An evil spirit.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun, : Fear is the major bogy of novice mountain climbers. A speed of 40 knots is a bogy for motorboats
  • "bogy," changed their minds and sidled toward the Democratic lines.
  • If you haven't got a programme, a bogy man will do.
  • The old bogy of annexation has entirely disappeared. for more
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  • A "bogey" is an unidentified flying object, a "bogy" is a goblin or evil spirit, while "boggy" means waterlogged.
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