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See also: Bogey
- 1 English
- 2 Finnish
- 3 French
bogey (plural bogeys)
- (archaic, often capitalized, usually with definite article) The Devil.
- A ghost, goblin, or other hostile supernatural creature.
- (figuratively) A bugbear: any terrifying thing.
- 2018 November 18, Phil McNulty, “England 2 - 1 Croatia”, in BBC Sport:
- England could have been forgiven for believing the fates were against them as they trailed to their League A Group Four opponents, who have become something of a bogey side over the years.
- 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, page 54:
- If one man could be said to be responsible for the creation of the Russian bogy, it was a much-decorated British general named Sir Robert Wilson.
- (Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, rail transport) One of two sets of wheels under a locomotive or railcar; the structure with axles and wheels under a locomotive, railcar, or semi.
- (Britain, engineering) A bog-standard (representative) specimen taken from the center of production.
- (engineering) A standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.
- (military slang) An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen and suspected to be hostile.
- (military slang) Synonym of : a known hostile aircraft.
- (golf) A score of one over par on a hole.
- (Britain) Alternative form of : a piece of mucus in or removed from the nostril.
- (Satan): See Devil
- (hostile supernatural creature): See goblin
- (railcar wheels): railroad truck (US)
Devil — see Devil
structure with axles and wheels under a locomotive, railcar, or semi
standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at — see benchmark
a score of one over par in golf
booger — see booger
- (golf) To make a bogey.
- Seldom inflected in cases other than genitive singular (bogeyn) or nominative plural (bogeyt).
- For other inflected forms use bogi.
bogey m (plural bogeys)