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Definition of "booger" [booger]

  • A bogeyman. (noun)
  • Slang Dried nasal mucus. (noun)
  • Slang An item that is unnamed or unnameable: "It's . . . like a pop-top . . . one of those sharp little boogers you pull off the beer cans” ( Hunter S. Thompson). (noun)
  • Slang A worthless, despicable person. (noun)
  • Slang A person; a fellow. (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 "booger" in a sentence
  • "She asked in a tone that was roughly equal the one she'd likely use to ask, "So, were you EVER planning on wiping that booger from the middle of your forehead?""
  • "If your response to "You have a booger" is "Oh, that’s nice, dear," then I’ll know miscommunication has occurred!"
  • "I said when I went into the theater that I wouldn't be satisfied unless this booger was the worst thing I'd seen since Bloodrayne, and I was disappointed on that count."