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[boo g-ee-man, boo-gee-] /ˈbʊg iˌmæn, ˈbu gi-/
noun, plural boogiemen.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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An imaginary scary person or monster, an evil spirit; also, any false threat: left the light on so the boogieman won't come

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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