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noun [countable]     bogey pronunciation in British English
/ˈbəʊɡi/
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  1. 1

    bogey

    or

    bogy

    British informal a piece of mucus (=a sticky substance produced inside your nose)
  2. 2
    a golf score of one shot more than par (=the expected number of shots needed to get the ball into a hole)
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  3. 3
    British something that causes problems, or something that people worry about
    the bogey of something:

    Every government wants to rid itself of the bogey of inflation.

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