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Bugbear
also called "boogerbear" and has one more synonym

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  1. is a legendary creature comparable to the bogeyman, bogey, bugaboo, hobgoblin and other creatures of folklore, all of which were historically used in some cultures to frighten disobedient children

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 22, 2009
  2. In medieval England, for instance, the Bugbear was a creepy and gigantic bear that lurked in the woods

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 22, 2009
  3. children were warned not to stray too far from home or misbehave, for "the Bugbear will get you"

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 22, 2009
  4. In a modern context, the term bugbear serves as a metaphor for something which is annoying or irritating

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  5. According to Webster's Dictionary, a bugbear is "an imaginary goblin or spectre used to excite fear", "an object or source of dread", or "a continuing source of irritation"

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 22, 2009
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