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bogey is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of bogey in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… it was a double bogey dude no think …”
meanings of bogey
A bog-standard (representative) specimen taken from the center of production.
A swim or bathe; a bath.
A standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.
A ghost, goblin, or other hostile supernatural creature.
Alternative form of booger: a piece of mucus in or removed from the nostril.
A bugbear: any terrifying thing.
Synonym of bandit: a known hostile aircraft.
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").
An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen and suspected to be hostile.
A score of one over par on a hole.
To swim; to bathe.
To make a bogey.
Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957), American film and stage actor.
bogey frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR
the word bogey occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.