Definition of booger
1 : bogeyman
2 : a piece of dried nasal mucus
Recent Examples of booger from the Web
Boogers or avocado mashed into your shins by a wily toddler?
Yet drunk uncle Trump woke up this morning, snorted a line of social media booger sugar and exposed his Islamophobic desires by tweeting this: But like a crackhead walking down the street with a VCR under his arms, Trump was just getting started.
You guys, mucus—snot, boogers, slime, nose goblins, phlegm—is the best.
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Origin and Etymology of booger
alteration of English dialect buggard, boggart, from 1bug + -ard
First Known Use: 1827See Words from the same year
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Definition of booger for English Language Learners
: a piece of mucus from the nose
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