bogeyman

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Definition of bogeyman in English Turkish dictionary

bogyman
{i} öcü
fungus the bogeyman
mantar gulyabaninin
bogyman
{i} umacı
English - English
Any make-believe threat, especially one used to intimidate or distract

The alleged link between Saddam Hussein and al-Qaeda turned out to be a bogeyman.

A menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories
A bogeyman is an imaginary evil spirit. Some parents tell their children that the bogeyman will catch them if they behave badly
{i} bogyman, imaginary person or monster from children's stories that scares children; terrifying person or thing; evil spirit
disapproval A bogeyman is someone whose ideas or actions are disapproved of by some people, and who is described by them as evil or unpleasant in order to make other people afraid. The media depict him as a left-wing bogeyman. = monster
The spellings bogey man, and in American English boogeyman are also used
an imaginary monster used to frighten children
A menacing, ghost-like monster in childrens stories
Bogyman
alternative spelling of bogeyman
Boogeyman
alternative spelling of bogeyman
Fungus the Bogeyman
a children's book by the British writer Raymond Briggs. It contains a lot of funny pictures of Fungus the Bogeyman, a silly creature who is smelly, dirty, ugly, and everything that children are not supposed to be
bogeymen
plural of bogeyman
bogyman
{i} bogeyman, imaginary person or monster from children's stories that scares children; terrifying person or thing; evil spirit
boogeyman
{i} bogyman, imaginary person or monster from children's stories that scares children; terrifying person or thing; evil spirit
boogeyman
see bogeyman. a bogeyman
boogieman
alternative spelling of bogeyman
bogeyman

    Hyphenation

    bo·gey·man

    Turkish pronunciation

    bōgimän

    Pronunciation

    /ˈbōgēˌman/ /ˈboʊɡiːˌmæn/

    Etymology

    (noun.) circa 1890. bogy +‎ -man

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