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bo·gey

also bo·gy or bo·gie  (bō′gē)
n. pl. bo·geys also bo·gies
1. (also bo͝og′ē, bo͞o′gē) An evil or mischievous spirit; a hobgoblin.
2. (also bo͝og′ē, bo͞o′gē) A cause of annoyance or harassment.
3. Sports
a. A golf score of one stroke over par.
b. Chiefly British The number of strokes that a good player is likely to need to finish a golf hole or course.
4. Slang An unidentified flying aircraft.
5. Slang A detective or police officer.
6. Chiefly British Slang A piece of dried or semisolid nasal mucus; a booger.
tr.v. bo·geyed, bo·gey·ing, bo·geys
To play (a hole in golf) scoring one stroke over par.

[Possibly variant of bogle.]

bogey

(ˈbəʊɡɪ) or

bogy

n
1. an evil or mischievous spirit
2. something that worries or annoys
3. (Golf) golf
a. a score of one stroke over par on a hole. Compare par5
b. obsolete a standard score for a hole or course, regarded as one that a good player should make
4. slang a piece of dried mucus discharged from the nose
5. (Military) air force slang an unidentified or hostile aircraft
6. slang a detective; policeman
vb
(Golf) (tr) golf to play (a hole) in one stroke over par
[C19: probably related to bug2 and bogle1; compare bugaboo]

bogey

(ˈbəʊɡɪ) or

bogie

vb
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) to bathe or swim
n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a bathe or swim
[C19: from a native Australian language]

bo•gey

(ˈboʊ gi; for 2 also ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi)

n., pl. -geys, n.
1.
a. a golf score of one stroke over par on a hole.
v.i.
3. (in golf) to make a hole in a bogey.
v.t.
4. to make a bogey on.
[1890–95; variant of bogy1]

bogey


Past participle: bogeyed
Gerund: bogeying

Imperative
bogey
bogey
Present
I bogey
you bogey
he/she/it bogeys
we bogey
you bogey
they bogey
Preterite
I bogeyed
you bogeyed
he/she/it bogeyed
we bogeyed
you bogeyed
they bogeyed
Present Continuous
I am bogeying
you are bogeying
he/she/it is bogeying
we are bogeying
you are bogeying
they are bogeying
Present Perfect
I have bogeyed
you have bogeyed
he/she/it has bogeyed
we have bogeyed
you have bogeyed
they have bogeyed
Past Continuous
I was bogeying
you were bogeying
he/she/it was bogeying
we were bogeying
you were bogeying
they were bogeying
Past Perfect
I had bogeyed
you had bogeyed
he/she/it had bogeyed
we had bogeyed
you had bogeyed
they had bogeyed
Future
I will bogey
you will bogey
he/she/it will bogey
we will bogey
you will bogey
they will bogey
Future Perfect
I will have bogeyed
you will have bogeyed
he/she/it will have bogeyed
we will have bogeyed
you will have bogeyed
they will have bogeyed
Future Continuous
I will be bogeying
you will be bogeying
he/she/it will be bogeying
we will be bogeying
you will be bogeying
they will be bogeying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bogeying
you have been bogeying
he/she/it has been bogeying
we have been bogeying
you have been bogeying
they have been bogeying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bogeying
you will have been bogeying
he/she/it will have been bogeying
we will have been bogeying
you will have been bogeying
they will have been bogeying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bogeying
you had been bogeying
he/she/it had been bogeying
we had been bogeying
you had been bogeying
they had been bogeying
Conditional
I would bogey
you would bogey
he/she/it would bogey
we would bogey
you would bogey
they would bogey
Past Conditional
I would have bogeyed
you would have bogeyed
he/she/it would have bogeyed
we would have bogeyed
you would have bogeyed
they would have bogeyed

bogey

One over par for a hole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bogey - an evil spirit
evil spirit - a spirit tending to cause harm
2.bogey - (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
score - a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
3.bogey - an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
Verb1.bogey - to shoot in one stroke over par
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
shoot - throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"

bogey

noun
1. bugbear, bête noire, horror, nightmare, bugaboo Age is another bogey for actresses.
2. spirit, ghost, phantom, spectre, spook (informal), apparition, imp, sprite, goblin, bogeyman, hobgoblin, eidolon It was no bogey, no demon.

bogey

also bogy or bogie

noun
A supernatural being, such as a ghost:
Informal: spook.
Regional: haunt.
Translations
bogeykohdemaalinäyteräkäpaakku
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bogey

[ˈbəʊgɪ]
A. N
1. (= goblin) → duende m, trasgo m; (= bugbear) → pesadilla f
that is our bogey teamese es nuestro equipo pesadilla
2. (Golf) → bogey m, más uno m
3. (Brit) (in nose) → moco m
4. (Brit) (= policeman) → poli m
5. (Rail) → bogie m, boga f
B. VT (Golf) to bogey a holehacer bogey or uno sobre par en un hoyo

bogey

1, bogy
n pl <bogeys, bogies>
(= spectre, goblin)Kobold m, → Butzemann m
(fig, = bugbear) → Popanz m, → Schreckgespenst nt
(Brit inf) → (Nasen)popel m (inf)

bogey

2 (Golf)
nBogey nt
vt to bogey a holeein Bogey spielen or machen

bogey

[ˈbəʊgɪ] n (worry) → spauracchio

bogie,

bogey

(ˈbəugi) noun
a four- or six-wheeled frame, supporting part of a long vehicle, eg a railway carriage.
References in classic literature ?
If I can only teach a--a little toleration--a little ordinary kindness here toward that absurd old bogey you call the Death's Header, I shan't have lived in vain.
The ordinary golfer, whose scores per hole seldom exceed those of Colonel Bogey, does not understand the whirl of mixed sensations which the really incompetent performer experiences on the rare occasions when he does strike a winning vein.
You've seen that she's just an old bogey like all the others.
It may be that the bogey you've been setting before yourself for all these years may trot out into life, and you may find St.
Meanwhile we need not be held up by the bogey of the universal rigid exactness of physics.
Davies, who had four birdies and one bogey, carded a three-under-par 69 and is just three off the pace on 13 under for the tournament.
Westwood hit trouble at the most difficult hole on the course, the par-five 14th, when he three-putted for bogey to fall back to three over, Els also bogeying to return to one over, while Woods birdied.
He needed all his battling qualities on day two when a triple bogey eight at the par five third was followed by bogeys at the fourth, eighth, 10th and 11th to raise the prospect of a swift return home.
He also had two other bogeys in his opening nine to reach the turn at 41, five over for the day, dropping him back to two under.
He started with a par but back-to-back bogeys dropped him into a share of the lead with John Daly, who had yet to tee off.
He closed with a bogey on 18 to finish three under after a 69.
Retief Goosen, who won the US Open here six years ago, was on 70 after a round with two birdies, two bogeys, an eagle and a double-bogey.