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See definition of bogies on Dictionary.com
  • as inpixie
  • as inbugaboo
  • as inbugbear
  • as inchimera
  • as infairy

synonyms for bogies

  • leprechaun
  • bogie
  • brownie
  • elf
  • fay
  • gnome
  • goblin
  • gremlin
  • hob
  • imp
  • puck
  • spirit
  • sprite
  • nisse
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How to use bogies in a sentence

Then, seeing the heaving bogies of the trucks, he leaned over the side of his own car and watched the metal wheels.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
She was caught by camera-bogies on every shopping expedition, at the steeplechases, at the weddings of other people—everywhere.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
With unflagging patience he fended bogies from the youngster.
THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
This carriage is made on bogies so as to run on rails passing easily round curves of 50 ft. radius.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 586, MARCH 26, 1887VARIOUS
"I believe you are afraid of the bogies hidden in this secret chamber, and so don't care to come," says Miss Villiers tauntingly.
THE HAUNTED CHAMBER"THE DUCHESS"
In the days of my old bogies, the Chartreuse monks, the woods swarmed with wild boars, hares and foxes.
THE COMPANIONS OF JEHUALEXANDRE DUMAS, PRE
Definite is exactly what Miss Fox's bogies are not, and in this they show their own good sense, and hers.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, OCTOBER 14, 1914VARIOUS
The drifts, like the kopjes, are the almost unconquerable bogies of South Africa.
SOUTH AFRICA AND THE TRANSVAAL WAR, VOL. IV (OF 6)LOUIS CRESWICKE
The people of the Chao-yang district are great on bogies, and love to talk of spirits and Buddhas.
A HISTORY OF CHINESE LITERATUREHERBERT A. GILES
If you keep bogies and goblins away from children they would make them up for themselves.
TREMENDOUS TRIFLESG. K. CHESTERTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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