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  • noun A female bogeyman.

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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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Mailer

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

    Mark Penn

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

    Brutal McCain Mailer Slams Obama's Patriotism, Says He "Partied With Hollywood's Elite" During Crisis

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

    Robo-Slime

  • 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

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