What does bogey mean?

Definitions for bogey
ˈboʊ gi; for 2 also ˈbʊg i, ˈbu gibo·gey

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bogey.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bogey, bogy, bogienoun

    an evil spirit

  2. bogeynoun

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

  3. bogy, bogie, bogeyverb

    an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft

  4. bogeyverb

    to shoot in one stroke over par

Wiktionary

  1. bogeynoun

    The Devil.

  2. bogeynoun

    An object of terror; a bugbear.

  3. bogeynoun

    One of two sets of wheels under a train car.

  4. bogeynoun

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

  5. bogeynoun

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

  6. bogeynoun

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

  7. bogeynoun

    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. bogeynoun

    A score of one over par in golf.

  9. bogeyverb

    To make a bogey.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bogeynoun

    a goblin; a bugbear. See Bogy

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bogey in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bogey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of bogey in a Sentence

  1. Thailand Miguel Jimenez:

    I am disappointed to make bogey on the last, but... you're always happy when you're under par - and the more under par you are, the happier you are, i have the flu, and I'm very bunged up and slept terribly last night, but apart from that I'm fine.

  2. Mandeep Tiwana:

    Because of the nature of their work in exposing governance failures and grave rights violations several governments have created a bogey to demonize and stigmatize, in public eyes, NGOs and activists uncovering abuse, questioning the messenger's credentials is a common tactic that helps deviate the argument from the real issues and muddies the public discourse.

  3. Aaron Wise:

    I felt oddly calm all day long and to pull that off and play as good as I did, bogey free, was awesome.

  4. Sergio Garcia:

    Very happy about not making bogeys. Obviously, that’s always a very positive thing, first round of the season bogey-free, very proud of that, but at the same time I feel like I drove the ball quite well and did n’t take advantage of it.

  5. Aleister Crowley:

    Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.

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