Bugaboo Synonyms

bŭg'ə-bo͝o'

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Synonyms for Bugaboo

(Folklore) An evil or mischievous spirit, often represented in pictures as humanlike and ugly or misshapen in form
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A town in central Latvia
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A device that is used to warn of danger by means of a sound or signal:
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A cause of fear, anxiety, or irritation:
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A reason for dread or apprehension:
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A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm.
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An ugly, mischievous elf or goblin.
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(Obsolete) Something used or suggested to produce terror; a bugbear.
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A cause of slight terror; something that inspires fear or dread.
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(Figuratively) Anything that appears terrifying but offers no danger.
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A specter haunted the cemetery at the old Vasquez manor.
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Alternative spelling of bogeyman.
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(US, slang) A thing; especially a problematic or difficult thing.
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(--- Chiefly British) The number of strokes that a good player is likely to need to finish a golf hole or course.
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Find another word for bugaboo. In this page you can discover 16 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bugaboo, like: goblin, ogre, alarm, bugbear, fear, fright, hobgoblin, bogeyman, bogy, bullbeggar and scare.