AskDefine | Define bogey

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1 an evil spirit [syn: bogy, bogie]
2 (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
3 an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft [syn: bogy, bogie] v : to shoot in one stroke over par

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Alternative spellings


  1. A score of one over par in golf.
  2. One of two sets of wheels under a train car.
  3. A piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril.
  4. A representative specimen, taken from the centre a spread of production - a sample with bogey (typical) characteristics.
  5. a standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.
  6. An enemy aircraft.
  7. An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen.


Related terms


a score of one over par in golf
  • Finnish: bogey
one of two sets of wheels under a train car
  • Finnish: teli
piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril
  • Finnish: räkäpaakku
representative specimen
  • Finnish: näyte
enemy aircraft
  • Finnish: maali (as target), viholliskone (generally)
unidentified aircraft
  • Finnish: kohde


  1. To make a bogey.


to make a bogey

See also

Extensive Definition

Bogey or Bogie may refer to:
  • Bogie, a chassis or framework carrying wheels, as on a train carriage or locomotive
  • Bogie (Jack in the green), Jack's attendants in the British folk festival
bogey in German: Bogey
bogey in Dutch: Bogey
bogey in Norwegian Nynorsk: Buse
bogey in Swedish: Lista över golftermer#Bogey

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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