boogeyman

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noun boo·gey·man \ˈbu̇-gē-ˌman, ˈbü-\
variants: or less commonly

boogerman

play \ˈbu̇-gər-, ˈbü-\

Origin and Etymology of boogeyman

by alteration


First Known Use: circa 1850

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a person who is a bore or nuisance

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