(Folklore) An evil or mischievous spirit, often represented in pictures as humanlike and ugly or misshapen in form
A device that is used to warn of danger by means of a sound or signal:
A cause of fear, anxiety, or irritation:
A reason for dread or apprehension:
An ugly, mischievous elf or goblin.
(--- Chiefly British) The number of strokes that a good player is likely to need to finish a golf hole or course.
A specter haunted the cemetery at the old Vasquez manor.
Find another word for bugaboo. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bugaboo, like: goblin, alarm, bogeyman, bugbear, fear, fright, hobgoblin, ogre, scare, bogey and bogy.