a bogy; specter.
- Also bog·gle [bog-uhl] /ˈbɒg əl/ .
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How to use bogle in a sentence
“They were periods of time, like the 70s, when you had stars such Diana Ross, Diahann Carroll, and Pam Grier,” said bogle.
“She is this amazing character actor that can do anything with a role,” said bogle.Lorraine Toussaint on ‘Middle of Nowhere,’ ‘Scandal’ & the Oscars | Allison Samuels | December 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
"What you're seeing on Wall Street is disgusting," says Vanguard Group founder John bogle.
Justin bogle, executive chef at Gilt in New York City, is waiting for his truffles to arrive.
"Town's goin' to be het up for certain," said Mr. bogle, waggling his ancient head.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
Coroner bogle demanded that the body should be viewed officially before the man-hunt should begin.Scattergood Baines | Clarence Budington Kelland
An' aa saw theer t' bogle,—thee knaws, t' bogle o' Bleacliff Tarn; an' she turned hersel, an' she spoak to me!'Robert Elsmere | Mrs. Humphry Ward
You shall have a specimen, bogle, of this extremely racy production, which I strongly recommend you to keep in view as model.
We incline to think Cornish "bucca" and Scottish "bogle" may be taken as equivalent in meaning.The Story of an Ancient Parish | H. R. Coulthard
British Dictionary definitions for bogle (1 of 2)
a dialect or archaic word for bogey 1 (def. 1)
Scot a scarecrow
British Dictionary definitions for bogle (2 of 2)
a rhythmic dance, originating in the early 1990s, performed to ragga music
(intr) to perform such a dance
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