from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An evil or mischievous spirit; a hobgoblin.
- n. A cause of annoyance or harassment.
- n. Sports The number of strokes that a good player is likely to need to finish a golf hole or course.
- n. Sports A golf score of one stroke over par.
- n. Slang An unidentified flying aircraft.
- n. Slang A detective or police officer.
- transitive v. Sports To play (a hole in golf) scoring one stroke over par.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The Devil.
- n. An object of terror; a bugbear.
- n. One of two sets of wheels under a train car.
- n. A piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril.
- n. A representative specimen, taken from the centre a spread of production - a sample with bogey (typical) characteristics.
- n. a standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.
- n. An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen, and often suspected to be hostile. (Also sometimes used as a synonym for bandit - an enemy aircraft)
- n. A score of one over par in golf.
- v. To make a bogey.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A goblin; a bugbear.
- n. a score one stroke over par for a hole; formerly, the definition of bogey was the same as that now used for par, i.e., an ideal score or number of strokes, for each hole, against which players compete; -- it was said to be so called because assumed to be the score of an imaginary first-rate player called Colonel Bogey. Now the standard score is called par.
- n. an unidentified aircraft; in combat situations, such craft not identified as friendly are assumed to be hostile.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See bogy, bogyism.
- n. See bogie.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an evil spirit
- n. an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
- v. to shoot in one stroke over par
- n. (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
Possibly variant of bogle.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)