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boog·er

 (bo͝og′ər)
n.
1. A boogeyman.
2. Slang A piece of dried or semisolid nasal mucus.
3. 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).
4. Slang
a. A worthless, despicable person.
b. A person; a fellow.

[Origin unknown.]
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booger

(ˈbuːɡə)
n
US another name for bogey12, bogey14
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boog•er

(ˈbʊg ər)

n. Dial.
1.
b. any frightening apparition.
2. Slang. a piece of dried nasal mucus.
[1865–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.booger - an imaginary monster used to frighten childrenbooger - an imaginary monster used to frighten children
monster - an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts
2.booger - dried nasal mucus
mucous secretion, mucus - protective secretion of the mucus membranes; in the gut it lubricates the passage of food and protects the epithelial cells; in the nose and throat and lungs it can make it difficult for bacteria to penetrate the body through the epithelium
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Translations

booger

n (US inf) → (Nasen)popel m (inf)
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booger

n (fam o vulg) moco (esp. duro)
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