Bugbear synonyms

bŭg'bâr'
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Fear mixed with awe or reverence
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(Informal) Intense nervous depression or anxiety. Often used with the.
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(Uncountable) Intense dread, fright, or fear.
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A person or thing hated
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Alternative spelling of bug-a-boo.
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(Now rare) A female demon or monster, thought to plague people while they slept and cause a feeling of suffocation and terror during sleep.
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Something that seems to appear to the sight but has no physical existence; apparition; vision; specter
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A specter haunted the cemetery at the old Vasquez manor.
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(Folklore) An evil or mischievous spirit, often represented in pictures as humanlike and ugly or misshapen in form
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An imaginary evil being or spirit; goblin
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A crude image or effigy of a person set up in a field to scare birds away from growing crops.
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A calling on God or the gods to send evil or injury down on some person or thing
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The definition of an anathema is a person or thing who is detested or hated.
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(Old Poet.) Deadly harm; ruin; death
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Something about which one frequently complains; a particular personal vexation.
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A cause of such a mental state
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Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
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​(uncountable) A strong, uncontrollable, unpleasant emotion caused by actual or perceived danger or threat.
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An anxious feeling of foreboding; dread
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An anathema; someone or something which is particularly disliked or avoided; an object of aversion, the bane of one’s existence.
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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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Alternative spelling of bogeyman.
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A slight or faint trace:
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(By extension) Any mysterious, unknown source of trouble or mischief.
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A small, ugly goblin that makes trouble for humans
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A werewolf.
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(Mythology) A type of brutish giant from folk tales that eats human flesh.
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A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
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The definition of a scare is something frightening or a sudden panic of fear.
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The spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person's death
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One that is disgusting, loathsome, or repellent.
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Abhorrence; disgust.
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An intense or definite dislike; antipathy; repugnance
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An object of extreme dislike
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Something detested.
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Something that is cursed or loathed.
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A feeling of devotion or adoration toward God or a god.
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Any person or thing, esp. one regarded as troublesome, unpleasant, etc.
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Find another word for bugbear. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for bugbear, like: dread, horror, terror, hate, bugaboo, nightmare, phantom, specter, goblin, bogy and bogeyman.