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Bugaboo

Bug`a`boo´
n.1.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.
The bugaboo of the liberals is the church pray.
- S. B. Griffin.
The great bugaboo of the birds is the owl.
- J. Burroughs.
2.a source of concern; as, the old bugaboo of inflation still bothers them.
Noun1.Bugaboobugaboo - an imaginary monster used to frighten children
2.bugaboo - a source of concern; "the old bugaboo of inflation still bothers them"
bogeyman, booger, boogeyman, bugbear, monster
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