Definition of Bugaboos

1. Noun. (plural of bugaboo) ¹



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Definition of Bugaboos

1. bugaboo [n] - See also: bugaboo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bugaboos

bug-bears
bug-chaser
bug-chasers
bug-eyed
bug-eyed monster
bug-eyed monsters
bug-hunter
bug boy
bug juice
bug magnet
bug off
bug out
bug spray
bugaboo
bugaboos (current term)
bugan
bugans
bugbane
bugbanes
bugbear
bugbears
bugboy
bugboys
bugeye
bugeyes
bugfish
bugfix
bugfixes
bugfree

Literary usage of Bugaboos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sharps and Flats by Eugene Field (1900)
"January 9, 1885 The bugaboos of Egypt (Illinois). LITTLE Quincy E. Browning had gone to bed. He was a good child, and when Gran'ma Haines told him it was ..."

2. An Ethnologic Dictionary of the Navaho Language by Franciscans, St. Michaels, Ariz (1910)
"bugaboos. Insubordinate children were formerly subdued by the use of the bugaboo, four of which were attached to a beam of the hogan. ..."

3. Life and Writings of Alexander James Dallas by Alexander James Dallas, George Mifflin Dallas (1871)
"It seems to me that the war made upon us both by our internal and external enemies is a war of bugaboos. At home the bugaboos are ..."

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