Definitions for bogeyˈboʊ gi; for 2 also ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bo•geyˈboʊ gi; for 2 also ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gi(n.)(pl.)-geys

  1. (n.)a golf score of one stroke over par on a hole.

    Category: Sport

    Ref: par (def. 3). 1 3

  2. Ref: bogy1 (defs. 1–3). 1 1 1 2 1 3

  3. (v.i.)(in golf) to make a hole in a bogey.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Sport

  4. (v.t.)to make a bogey on.

    Category: Sport

Origin of bogey:

1890–95; var. of bogy1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bogey, bogy, bogie(noun)

    an evil spirit

  2. bogey(noun)

    (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole

  3. bogy, bogie, bogey(verb)

    an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft

  4. bogey(verb)

    to shoot in one stroke over par


  1. bogey(Noun)

    The Devil.

  2. bogey(Noun)

    An object of terror; a bugbear.

  3. bogey(Noun)

    One of two sets of wheels under a train car.

  4. bogey(Noun)

    A piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril.

  5. bogey(Noun)

    A representative specimen, taken from the centre a spread of production - a sample with bogey (typical) characteristics.

  6. bogey(Noun)

    a standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.

  7. bogey(Noun)

    An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen, and often suspected to be hostile. (Also sometimes used as a synonym for bandit - an enemy aircraft)

  8. bogey(Noun)

    A score of one over par in golf.

  9. bogey(Verb)

    To make a bogey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bogey(noun)

    a goblin; a bugbear. See Bogy

Translations for bogey

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a four- or six-wheeled frame, supporting part of a long vehicle, eg a railway carriage.

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