Definition of bogie
1 : a low strongly built cart
2a chiefly British : a swiveling railway truckb : the driving-wheel assembly consisting of the rear four wheels of a 6-wheel automotive truck
3 : a small supporting or aligning wheel (as on the inside perimeter of a tank tread)
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The freshman and Mountain West tournament champion started strong with a birdie on on the first hole but scattered eight bogies on the rest of the course.
Bogie can be shy and doesn’t always do well in group situations.
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Origin and Etymology of bogie
First Known Use: 1835See Words from the same year
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