bogeyman


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Synonyms for bogeyman

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an imaginary monster used to frighten children

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Stalking the Bogeyman will open at Southwark Theatre on July 13.
Fungus the Bogeyman tells us how to make a mask of his face.
Ronnie is a bogeyman for a lot of people but Liang has been awkward for me too.
Now that Vladimir Putin has asserted Russian geopolitical and economic interests, Russia is once again a designated US bogeyman and Hollywood has fallen into line portraying Russia as the Big Bad Bear.
While music, in the wake of the digital bogeyman, has diver- sified into making itself even more of a circus (concerts, they say, have never featured more razzmatazz) and Hollywood has gratuitously dumbed down to become a franchise factory of superhe- roes (and other ineffable hybrids), a similar response
It's not the case that we're the bogeyman [of the internet].
But we're talking the Bogeyman here; the devil you know rather than the devil you've never seen.
Adult Americans have their own bogeyman – those shadowy, poorly-understood, but powerful things that are out to get them.
She quite soon discovers that he has been stolen by a bogeyman and taken to a land beyond, but parallel, to the world we inhabit.
IDON't know about you, but I'm pretty sure the bogeyman is coming to get me.
They wouldn't listen, and the old bogeyman of "racist" was used to undermine our arguments, but at last senior trade unionists, church leaders and politicians are seeing the dangers.
He may be the West's favorite bogeyman but Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadin= ejad insists he's really just another guy.
According to Department of Interior and Local Government Secretary Ronaldo Puno, the practice of some parents in using policemen and other people of authority as bogeyman has far reaching psycho-social implications that may be detrimental to the child as well as the image of the person in authority being used.
LOOKS SCARY: The bogeyman is coming, as Bidi Iredale demonstrates Picture by MARK SAVAGE
Yes we all must be alert and stay vigilant but we cannot let the real problem within families be ignored due to fear of the bogeyman.