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boogeyman

boogeyman

noun boo·gey·man \ˈb-gē-ˌman, ˈbü-\

Definition of BOOGEYMAN

:  bogeyman

Variants of BOOGEYMAN

boo·gey·man also boog·er·man \ˈb-gər-, ˈbü-\

Origin of BOOGEYMAN

by alteration
First Known Use: circa 1850

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