Mr. Stiffson's bugbear in life was lest he should over-sleep.
The state prison was only a bugbear then; but his father meant to do something.
The tie of blood—one flag, one crown, one destiny—Wellgood suspected his bugbear in every one of these cries.
I laughed at his bugbear and flung Colonel Corkran in his teeth.
Things that previously I fled from, I now seek; things once my bugbear, are now the objects of my delight.
The chest was soon filled with quilts and that bugbear was gone from her life.
What is a bugbear to the many is often a contemptible reptile to the few.
We hear of the prevention of unemployment, the removal of the bugbear of "losing the job."
The music was a bugbear to her, because it prevented her from saying what was on her own mind.
See to it, I pray, that my name don't become a bugbear in the village.