booger

noun boog·er \ ˈbu̇-gər , ˈbü- \

Definition of booger

1 : bogeyman
2 : a piece of dried nasal mucus

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Origin and Etymology of booger

alteration of English dialect buggard, boggart, from 1bug + -ard



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booger

noun

Definition of booger for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of mucus from the nose


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