bogey, n. & v. Golf
--n. (pl. -eys)
1 a score of one stroke more than par at any hole.
2 (formerly) a score that a good player should do a hole or course in; par.
--v.tr. (-eys, -eyed) play (a hole) in one stroke more than par.
bogey, n. (also bogy) (pl. -eys or -ies)
1 an evil or mischievous spirit; a devil.
2 an awkward thing or circumstance.
3 sl. a piece of dried nasal mucus.
19th c., orig. as a proper name: cf. BOGLE
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