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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An object of dread or apprehension; An imaginary monster used to frighten children.

Usage examples (39)
  • Germany was always a bugbear for France
  • My personal bugbear is the misspelling of lose/loose. on March 21, 2009 at 11: 06 pm | Reply anonymous
  • My other bugbear is that nobody who knows anything about Renaissance art refers to the guy as Da Vinci.
  • My reading bugbear is the use of second person – it turns me off very quickly even when the author has a good justification for using it. for more
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