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Definition of "bogy" [bo•gy]

  • Variant of bogey. (noun)
  • Variant of bogie1. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bogy" in a sentence
  • "Bugaboo is from the archaic term bogy boo -- a term for a hobgoblin or anything that haunts, bothers, bugs, harasses, irks, annoys, or frightens, like the bogeyman."
  • "James O'Connor, still only 21 but already with 28 Test caps, wasn't even born the last time Australia won in Auckland in 1986 and said the so-called bogy ground held no fears for the new-age Wallabies."
  • "XC just didn't know how he would take to it at all, but shouldn't have worried, pinging the warm up log. and away we went ... my bogy was the skinny log with pagola thingy in the middle but no worries."