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BOGEY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bogey mean? 

BOGEY (noun)
  The noun BOGEY has 3 senses:

1. an evil spirit
2. (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
3. an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft

  Familiarity information: BOGEY used as a noun is uncommon.


BOGEY (verb)
  The verb BOGEY has 1 sense:

1. to shoot in one stroke over par

  Familiarity information: BOGEY used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BOGEY (noun)


Sense 1bogey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An evil spirit

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

bogey; bogie; bogy

Hypernyms ("bogey" is a kind of...):

evil spirit (a spirit tending to cause harm)


Sense 2bogey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Hypernyms ("bogey" is a kind of...):

score (a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest)

Domain category:

golf; golf game (a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes)


Sense 3bogey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

bogy; bogie; bogey

Hypernyms ("bogey" is a kind of...):

aircraft (a vehicle that can fly)


BOGEY (verb)


Sense 1bogey [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To shoot in one stroke over par

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Hypernyms (to "bogey" is one way to...):

shoot (throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective)

Domain category:

golf; golf game (a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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