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Synonyms for bugbearˈbʌgˌbɛər

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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. bugbear, hobgoblin(noun)

    an object of dread or apprehension

    "Germany was always a bugbear for France"; "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds"--Ralph Waldo Emerson

    hob, hobgoblin, bugaboo, goblin, boogeyman, booger, bugbear, bogeyman

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bugbear(n.)

    hobgoblin, spectre, ogre, BUGABOO, POKER, gorgon, hydra, frightful object, raw head and bloody bones

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