Definitions for bugabooˈbʌg əˌbu
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
something that causes fear or worry; bugbear; bogy.
Origin of bugaboo:
1730–40; earlier buggybow. See bogy1, boo1
bogeyman, bugbear, bugaboo, boogeyman, booger(noun)
an imaginary monster used to frighten children
a source of concern
"the old bugaboo of inflation still bothers them"
alt. of Bugbear
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