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Synonyms for bugabooˈbʌg əˌbu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bogeyman, bugbear, bugaboo, boogeyman, booger(noun)

    an imaginary monster used to frighten children

    bugbear, booger, boogeyman, bogeyman, hobgoblin, bugaboo

  2. bugaboo(noun)

    a source of concern

    "the old bugaboo of inflation still bothers them"

    bugbear, booger, boogeyman, bogeyman

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bugaboo(n.)



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