bogeyman

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Synonyms for bogeyman

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an imaginary monster used to frighten children

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He made faces, taunted the cow with terrible birdlike sounds, and he flapped his arms like the boogey man toward it.
Not a triangle but a rectangle of protagonists frame this detective plot: a young assistant detective, Morava (yes, his name sounds very much like the eastern chunk of the Bohemia-Moravia Protectorate, and as a prey of Nazi predators he doubtless represents good in the novel); Morava's boss, Beran (as his name indicates, he is as stubborn as a ram and protects himself from the ugliness of politics); the Gestapo chief inspector, Buback (the boogey man who turns into a spy); and finally, Buback's superior, Meckerle, one of the most powerful Germans in occupied Prague.
There are a series of 45 story-based missions which will encourage players to unlock new weapons and characters like the Boogey Man and Jack O'Lantern.
More recently, she has appeared in the British film Clubbed and played lead role Audrey in the feature film The Boogey Man 3.
I'm not referring here specifically to viruses, the Y2K boogey man, or sluggish internet connections, but the day to day challenges of navigating effectively and efficiently in this important part of the information universe.
He played the boogey man (card), the Mexican Mafia.
Drawing from pop culture and urban legend, the characters featured in the commercial include Bigfoot, the Boogey Man and an Heiress among others.
Who can forget the bacteria boogey man of a few years back?
However, for most of us, the threat is just a boogey man.