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See definition of boogeyman on Dictionary.com
  • as inbogey
  • as inbogeyman
  • as inbogle
  • as inbugbear

synonyms for boogeyman

  • apparition
  • bogeyman
  • boggle
  • bugaboo
  • bugbear
  • goblin
  • hobgoblin
  • monster
  • phantasm
  • phantasma
  • phantom
  • specter
  • spirit
  • spook
  • visitant
  • wraith
  • bogle
  • bogyman
  • boogieman
  • eidolon
  • evil spirit

antonyms for boogeyman

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  • being
  • reality
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    How to use boogeyman in a sentence

    The practice, known as microtargeted advertising, is one of the Internet’s biggest boogeymen and has long been criticized as invasive, discriminatory and divisive.
    TELLING CONSERVATIVES IT’S A SHOT TO ‘RESTORE OUR FREEDOMS’: HOW ONLINE ADS ARE PROMOTING CORONAVIRUS VACCINATIONJEREMY MERRILL, DREW HARWELLAUGUST 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    By being looped into this national racial boogeyman, they are fodder for outrage.
    THE SCHOLAR STRATEGY: HOW ‘CRITICAL RACE THEORY’ ALARMS COULD CONVERT RACIAL ANXIETY INTO POLITICAL ENERGYPHILIP BUMPJUNE 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    He says that posture is a popular boogeyman—the presumed culprit for everything from back pain, to headaches, to the constriction of blood vessels, to fatigue.
    PERFECT POSTURE DOESN’T EXIST—BUT YOU CAN STILL IMPROVE YOURSEMPIREJUNE 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
    For Republican politicians, cancel culture is a boogeyman of dazzling dexterity, capable of inflaming donors’ paranoia and opening their wallets.
    DID FACEBOOK ‘CANCEL ABE LINCOLN’? THE TRUTH IS COMPLICATED — AND ALARMING.RON CHARLESMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    For years, Republicans have linked all Democrats to boogeymen like Nancy Pelosi, AOC and Hillary Clinton.
    WHY REPUBLICANS CAN’T WIN ON QANON-SUPPORTING MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENEPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 28, 2021TIME
    Coming from Offit, a vocal proponent of universal vaccination and a particular boogeyman of the anti-vax camp, that carries particular weight.
    TOO MANY AMERICANS STILL MISTRUST THE COVID-19 VACCINES. HERE'S WHYJEFFREY KLUGERJANUARY 5, 2021TIME
    Now that we knew Oswalds you know they really think we are boogeyman or something.
    WARREN COMMISSION (9 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. IX (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
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    WORDS RELATED TO BOOGEYMAN

    • apparition
    • bogeyman
    • boggle
    • bogle
    • bogyman
    • boogeyman
    • boogieman
    • bugaboo
    • bugbear
    • eidolon
    • evil spirit
    • goblin
    • hobgoblin
    • monster
    • phantasm
    • phantasma
    • phantom
    • specter
    • spirit
    • spook
    • visitant
    • wraith
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.