from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An evil or mischievous spirit; a hobgoblin.
- noun A cause of annoyance or harassment.
- noun A golf score of one stroke over par.
- noun Chiefly British The number of strokes that a good player is likely to need to finish a golf hole or course.
- noun Slang An unidentified flying aircraft.
- noun Slang A detective or police officer.
- noun Chiefly British Slang A piece of dried or semisolid nasal mucus; a booger.
- transitive verb To play (a hole in golf) scoring one stroke over par.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See bogy, bogyism.
- noun See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A goblin; a bugbear.
- noun (Golf) a score one stroke over par for a hole; formerly, the definition of
bogeywas the same as that now used for par, i.e., an ideal score or number of strokes, for each hole, against which players compete; -- it was said to be so called because assumed to be the score of an imaginary first-rate player called Colonel Bogey. Now the standard score is called par.
- noun (Mil.) an unidentified aircraft; in combat situations, such craft not identified as friendly are assumed to be hostile.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun archaic The
- noun An object of
terror; a bugbear.
- noun One of two
setsof wheelsunder a traincar.
- noun UK A piece of solid or
semisolid mucusin or removed from the nostril.
- noun engineering A representative specimen, taken from the centre a spread of production - a sample with bogey (typical) characteristics.
- noun engineering a standard of performance set up as a mark to be aimed at in competition.
- noun military slang An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen, and often suspected to be hostile. (Also sometimes used as a synonym for
bandit- an enemy aircraft)
- noun golf A score of one over
- verb golf To make a bogey.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun an evil spirit
- noun an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
- verb to shoot in one stroke over par
- noun (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
He again started sluggishly in the final round, taking bogey from the rough on No. 1 and having to save par from thick grass short of the green at No. 2.
Jerry Kelly was at 2 over until he took double bogey from the front of the 14th green, then rinsed one in the pond short of the 15th green for another bogey.
Paul Casey shot a 72 and was at 5-over 215 with Stephen Ames (73), Justin Rose (73) and Bubba Watson (75), who made a triple bogey from the left side of the ninth green but steadied himself with pars and a lone bogey the rest of the way.
After Woods made bogey from a greenside bunker at No. 18, missing a 10-foot putt, DiMarco still had to make his 5-footer to force a playoff.
He reeled off six consecutive pars before taking bogey from a greenside bunker at No. 8.
Lawrie could have played cautiously, laid up with a wedge on his second shot and then hit another, shorter wedge shot into the green for a certain bogey 5 to secure his win.
Parry actually led the championship with seven holes to play until he made a triple bogey from the rough on No. 12, which enabled Van de Velde to regain the lead.
- U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen was at 4-under until he took a double bogey from the back bunker on the par-3 12th.
She communist bogey is an American stunt to distract the attention of the people of
You go through the different floors of that factory and come to where they are making big electrical generators and you see guards around with their rifles because Russia's bogey is that somebody is trying to copy them all the time and steal their secrets.