- a slender, flexible instrument introduced into passages of the body, especially the urethra, for dilating, examining, medicating, etc.
- a suppository.
- bouguer anomaly,
- bouguer correction,
- bouguereau, adolphe william
Origin of bougie1
Origin of bougie2
Examples from the Web for bougie
But the world still waits for the great spirit that shall successfully grapple the bougie fraud.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, February 1883|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
I struck a match, and found part of a bougie stuck in the mouth of an absinthe bottle, resting on a rough deal table.The Triumphs of Eugne Valmont|Robert Barr
By this you will see that Bougie must wait until I call that way again.Old Junk|H. M. Tomlinson
A fearful tempest drove them to the harbor of Bougie, an African port a hundred miles east of Algiers.Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2|Charles Dudley Warner
On arriving at Bougie, he was attacked with a violent fever, and was advised to remain behind.
Word Origin for bougie
"wax candle," 1755, from French bougie "wax candle," from Bugia, Algeria, (Arabic Bijiyah), a town with a long-established wax trade.