how to pronounce bogeyman


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bogeyman is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of bogeyman


  1. A menacing, ghost-like monster in children's stories.
  2. Any make-believe threat, especially one used to intimidate or distract.

bogeyman frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word bogeyman occurs in english on average 0.6 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.

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