Definition of Bugaboo

1. Noun. An imaginary monster used to frighten children.

Exact synonyms: Bogeyman, Booger, Boogeyman, Bugbear
Generic synonyms: Monster



2. Noun. A source of concern. "The old bugaboo of inflation still bothers them"
Generic synonyms: Concern, Headache, Vexation, Worry

Definition of Bugaboo

1. n. Something frightful, as a specter; anything imaginary that causes needless fright; something used to excite needless fear; also, something really dangerous, used to frighten children, etc.

Definition of Bugaboo

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of bug-a-boo) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bugaboo

1. a bugbear [n -BOOS] - See also: bugbear

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bugaboo

bug-bear
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 (current term)
bugaboos
bugan
bugans
bugbane
bugbanes
bugbear
bugbears
bugboy
bugboys
bugeye
bugeyes
bugfish
bugfix
bugfixes

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