Definition of Bugbears

1. Noun. (plural of bugbear) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bugbears

1. bugbear [n] - See also: bugbear

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bugbears

bug-eyed monsters
bug-hunter
bug boy
bug juice
bug magnet
bug off
bug out
bug spray
bugaboo
bugaboos
bugan
bugans
bugbane
bugbanes
bugbear
bugbears (current term)
bugboy
bugboys
bugeye
bugeyes
bugfish
bugfix
bugfixes
bugfree
buggan
buggane
bugganes
buggans
bugged
bugged out

Literary usage of Bugbears

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1. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1882)
"... for White Company'—Ludicrous Combinations — Remarkable Appearance of Turkey Leg in Council — The Green Veil and Stove-Pipe Hat—bugbears of Indian Life ..."

2. The Merv Oasis: Travels and Adventures East of the Caspian During the Years by Edmund O'Donovan (1882)
"... Turcoman belle—Nursing children—Tekki bugbears—Plurality of wives—A domestic• quarrel and its consequences. LIFE in a Turcoman village is but a dreary ..."

3. The Moffats by Ethel Daniels Hubbard (1917)
"CHAPTER X BLACK bugbears I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die ... for the name of the Lord Jesus.—Saint Paul. ..."

4. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Ramsay Weston Rhipps (1895)
"... against me by ih3 Prince of Eckmuhl —Friendly offices of the Duo de Rovigo—bugbears of the police— Savary, Minister of Police. ..."

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