American Slang Phrase!

As today is Halloween.. it is only appropriate to have a Halloween Slang Phrase!

Halloween is known for its scary monsters, creatures, and goblins!

But have you heard of the bogeyman?

 

Phrase: Bogeyman

Meaning: A fictional scary person. Used to scare children who misbehave

Example: “If you don’t stop drawing on the walls, the bogeyman is going to get you!”

 

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Almost all children in the United States have heard of the bogeyman, and most are scared of it! Although he is fictional, he has been known for many years!

 

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