bogeyman

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  • noun

Synonyms for bogeyman

Synonyms for bogeyman

an imaginary monster used to frighten children

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With his clawed glove, disfigured face and tendency to pounce on victims while they lay dreaming and vulnerable, Krueger was the ultimate boogieman.
If you really want to know what the scariest postapocalyptic boogieman is then look no further than this two-part science fiction drama.
If everyone reading this column would shoot 500 rounds through their gun in the next year it would truly be a dangerous place for the boogieman.
Your standard, real dark, stormy, Adriatic night was playing boogieman outside our canopy, but we were undaunted.
When the boogieman sneaks inside your family and takes a brother, mother, sister, father, wife and/or husband, the impact is deep and often far-flung.
Freddy Vs Jason (15) Slasher icons carve each other up for Best Boogieman title.
Fans of each respective boogieman will no doubt thrill to all of these visual signposts, but once the nostalgia subsides, Freddy Vs Jason boasts only a few genuine thrills and spills.
Boogie Woogie Man is the delightful tale of Sarah-Lou, a four-year-old girl who isn't afraid of anything in the world - except the Boogieman.
We wanted to remove the internet boogieman, the scary part of purchasing an item via the internet from a company perhaps across the country.
Porter produced John Lee Hooker''s 1998 album, Smile Like Yours, and the last recording session that the great Boogieman appeared on was Tommy Castro''s album, Guilty of Love, in 2001.