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“… it was a double bogey dude no think …”

meanings of bogey


  1. A bog-standard (representative) specimen taken from the center of production.
  2. A swim or bathe; a bath.
  3. A standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.
  4. A ghost, goblin, or other hostile supernatural creature.
  5. Alternative form of booger: a piece of mucus in or removed from the nostril.
  6. A bugbear: any terrifying thing.
  7. Synonym of bandit: a known hostile aircraft.
  8. The Devil.
  9. Alternative spelling of bogie (“one of two sets of wheels under a locomotive or railcar; also, a structure with axles and wheels under a locomotive, railcar, or semi which provides support and reduces vibration for the vehicle").
  10. An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen and suspected to be hostile.
  11. A score of one over par on a hole.


  1. To swim; to bathe.
  2. To make a bogey.


  1. Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), American film and stage actor.

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