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Meaning of BOGEY

Pronunciation:  'bowgee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
  2. [n]  an evil spirit
  3. [n]  (in golf) a score of one stroke over par on a golf hole
  4. [v]  to shoot in one stroke over par; in golf

BOGEY is a 5 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: bogie, bogie, bogy, bogy
 See Also: aircraft, evil spirit, score, shoot



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Bo"gey\, n.
    A goblin; a bugbear. See {Bogy}.
  2. \Bo"gey\, n.; pl. {Bogeys}. [Also {bogie}.]
    1. A goblin; a bugbear.
             I have become a sort of bogey -- a kill-joy. --Wm.
    2. (Golf) A given score or number of strokes, for each hole,
       against which players compete; -- said to be so called
       because assumed to be the score of an imaginary first-rate
       player called Colonel Bogey.
Thesaurus Terms
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