boogieman


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boogieman

(ˈbugimæn and ˈbʊgimæn)
n. an imaginary man who is said to frighten people; a false threat of any kind. Don’t turn me into a boogieman. Spank the child yourself.
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Held it up for me with your strength and your charm/ Kept away the boogieman and the ghosts in my head/ How can my father be dead?