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Found 3 items, similar to bugbear.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: bugbear momok
English → English (WordNet) Definition: bugbear bugbear n 1: an imaginary monster used to frighten children [syn: bogeyman, bugaboo, boogeyman, booger] 2: an object of dread or apprehension; “Germany was always a bugbear for France”; “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds”--Ralph Waldo Emerson [syn: hobgoblin]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Bugbear Bugbear \Bug"bear`\, n. Same as Bugaboo. -- a. Causing needless fright. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Bugbear \Bug"bear`\, v. t. To alarm with idle phantoms. [1913 Webster] Bugaboo \Bug`a*boo"\, Bugbear \Bug"bear`\, n. [See Bug.] Something frightful, as a specter; anything imaginary that causes needless fright; something used to excite needless fear; also, something really dangerous, or an imaginary monster, used to frighten children, etc. “Bugaboos to fright ye.” --Lloyd. [1913 Webster] But, to the world no bugbear is so great As want of figure and a small estate. --Pope. [1913 Webster] The bugaboo of the liberals is the church pray. --S. B. Griffin. [1913 Webster] The great bugaboo of the birds is the owl. --J. Burroughs. [1913 Webster] 2. a source of concern; as, the old bugaboo of inflation still bothers them. [WordNet 1.5] Syn: Hobgoblin; goblin; specter; ogre; scarecrow; bogeyman; boogeyman; booger. [1913 Webster]


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