Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A female bogeyman.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • More questionable is whether making Pelosi the bogeywoman of this year's congressional elections will help Republicans win back the House.

    Conservatives use Pelosi as face of liberalism in campaign ads

  • Though it would be futile to try to prove or disprove her guilt in this or any other case, we would do well to remember that the stereotype of the poisoning woman was a stock character in ancient myth and history, epitomized by Cleopatra, the bogeywoman of imperial Roman imagination, who employed poison to effect her own suicide and had tested her medicine cabinet of lethal potions on prisoners of war.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • Mystifyingly, the mailer shows Obama alongside familiar bogeywoman Barbra Streisand, but also ...

    Mailer

  • Hillary has become a go-to bogeyman (bogeywoman?) for all sorts of conservative woes.

    Marie Wilson: Pelosi: October Surprise

  • MRAs have found their all-purpose bogeywoman, and while it would be great if they could step back and realize that all societal ills did not originate with equality for women -- not least because doing so might help them focus on actual threats to men -- it's much easier simply to decry anyone with a vagina.

    Better MRAs, Please

  • Savvy journalist has fallen for anti-feminist journalist bogeywoman.

    A very brief love affair

  • Nancy Pelosi:Nancy Pelosi is another bogeyman or bogeywoman the Republicans like to point to as a demonstration of out-of-touch Democratic values.

    Had Enough?

  • There's this idea of the lesbian bogeywoman, the predatory lesbian in sports.

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • Bachmann, the Republican Congresswoman from Minnesota's sixth district, Tea Party superstar, and every progressive person's bogeywoman.

    Fast Company

  • District seat compares one GOP rival, Patricia Lightner, to this season's political bogeywoman

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.