bogie
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈboʊɡi/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈbəʊɡi/
Noun

bogie (plural bogies)

  1. (British, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, rail) One of two sets of wheels under a locomotive or railcar; the structure with axles and wheels under a locomotive, railcar, or semi.
  2. (Indian English, dated in UK) A railway carriage.
  3. (music) A toy similar to a violin bow, consisting of a wooden stick with notches along one or more sides or edges to produce a rattly noise when stroked against a hard edge, eg, the lip of container.
  4. Alternative form of bogey#English|bogey: various hostile supernatural creatures, especially (Ulster Scots) a ghost#English|ghost.
  5. (military) Alternative form of bogey#English|bogey: an unknown or hostile aircraft.
  6. (golf) Alternative form of bogey#English|bogey: a score of one over par on a hole.
Synonyms Translations
  • French: boggie
  • German: Drehgestell
  • Italian: carrello motore di locomotiva
  • Russian: ваго́нная теле́жка
  • Spanish: bogi
Noun

bogie (plural bogies)

  1. (UK) Alternative form of bogey#English|bogey (“piece of mucus from the nostril”)
Noun

bogie (plural bogies)

  1. Alternative form of bogart#English|bogart: a cigarette.



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