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Noun: boogeyman (boogeymen)  'bû-gee,man
Usage: US (elsewhere: bogeyman)
  1. An imaginary monster used to frighten children
    - bogeyman, bugbear, bugaboo [N. Amer], booger [N. Amer], bogyman

Derived forms: boogeymen

Type of: monster

Encyclopedia: Boogeyman