bogeyman

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Synonyms for bogeyman

Synonyms for bogeyman

an imaginary monster used to frighten children

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We learn to live with the boogie man. We learn how to tackle the boogie man.
He was a boogie man and that's what I needed to embrace," he explains.
Book 5 contains "Boogie Man," a left-hand driven piece with plenty of blue note syncopation in the right hand, and "Sophisticated Fingers," containing circle of 5ths motion, cross rhythms and syncopation.
The Nazis weren't this theoretical evil boogie man from the past but were an actual threat.
Boogie Man kicks off with a musical montage, intercutting footage of legendary Republican strategist Lee Atwater exuberantly jamming on guitar with clips of the presidents he helped elect taking the oath of office, all while a chugging blues backbeat runs underneath.
In that fantasy parallel universe inhabited by goblins, superheroes and the boogie man, cloaks have always been a serious sartorial contender, protecting the goodies from stray bullets while imbuing the baddies with an extra layer of dastardly panache or better still--invisibility.
Most folk know I am not the big bad scary boogie man some blinkered folk make me out to be.
Merryweather said unions are an "easy boogie man" to scare voters with.
Steer wrestling, bull riding, and barrel racing are on the agenda, with cowboys named Flint, Tyson, and Wyatt; the horses are Buttercup, Johnny Cake, and Boogie Man.
"The Boogie Man," and listen to Clint Black do a little Fats Domino kind of thing.
Q-Nice and Da Boogie Man star as hip hop masters battling for supremacy at rhyming battles in the urban drama.
Many children fear the boogie man and the monster under the bed, but some kids' anxieties have nothing to do with make-believe creatures.
My epiphany on the scope of the Veggie Tales gift to the church came when my three-year-old daughter, Bethany, danced in the living room as she sang -- out of the blue -- "God is bigger than the boogie man. He's bigger than Godzilla or the monsters on TV.
Harry Wayne Casey's attempt at a comeback has failed on record, but wherever there's a disco revival show, this boogie man keeps it comin',