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Definition of the noun bogie

What does bogie mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bogies

  1. an evil spirit
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • alternative spelling: bogy
    • synonym of bogie: bogey
    • more generic term: evil spirit = a spirit tending to cause harm
  2. an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • alternative spelling: bogy
    • synonym of bogie: bogey
    • more generic word: aircraft = a vehicle that can fly

Alternative definition of the noun bogie


  1. Structure with axles and wheels under a railroad carriage or locomotive.
  2. See Cigarette.
  3. [military] An aircraft of unknown friend/foe status. (compare bandit)
  4. [golf] A score one stroke higher than par on any one hole.
  5. [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 kratzed (stroked) against a hard edge, lip of container etc.
  6. A piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril.
  7. [context: Ulster Scots] Ghost.

Specialised definition of the noun bogie

Glossary of sports / golf

a score of one over the designated par for a hole


  1. Bogie a.k.a. Humphrey Bogart: Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor who, with performances in films during the 1940s such as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, became widely regarded as a cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of American cinema.
  2. Bogie a.k.a. Moshe Ya'alon: Moshe "Bogie" Ya'alon is an Israeli politician and former Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Forces.
  3. Bogie a.k.a. Alex Bogomolov, Jr.: Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Bogomolov, most known as Alex Bogomolov Jr., nicknamed Bogie, is a Russian-American professional tennis player.
  4. Bogie a.k.a. Dollaya Polthipattayakul is an actress, known for Siyama and Narok.

There are other people with in their name, like Ian Bogie, Doug Bogie, Duane Bogie and Stuart D. Bogie.


Bogie is a fictional character from the 2002 film Reality Kills.


"Bogie" is a film, directed by Vincent Sherman.


Bogie: A bogie is a wheeled wagon or trolley. In mechanics terms, a bogie is a chassis or framework carrying wheels, attached to a vehicle, thus serving as a modular subassembly of wheels and axles. Bogies take various forms in various modes of transport. A bogie may remain normally attached or be quickly detachable; it may contain a suspension within it, or be solid and in turn be suspended; it may be mounted on a swivel, as on a railway carriage or locomotive, or additionally jointed and sprung.

  • also known as 轉向架

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bogie

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Google previewThe Aerodynamics of Heavy Vehicles III (2015)

Trucks, Buses and Trains by Andreas Dillmann, Alexander Orellano

For the lower frequencies the third bogie is the main aeroacoustic source, but for frequencies higher than 5kHz the pantograph becomes dominant.

Google previewScoor-oot (2015)

A Dictionary of Scots Words and Phrases in Current Use by James A.C. Stevenson, Iseabail Macleod

Bogie is an English word for a goblin: a Scots equivalent would be bogle. bonspiel A match or contest between two opposing teams in CURLING (X). When first recorded in the 16th century it meant a contest of any kind, as in archery or golf.

Google previewThe Railway Engineer (1901)

The bogie is a substantial piece of work, made, like the car, as far as possible, out of structural shapes. One noticeable and valuable feature is the jaw pedestal whereby wheels can be readily removed and applied without jacking car and truck ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

crane bridge, bogie A two-axle truck, with two wheels per axle and a short wheel base or short distance between wheel axles, used to support the ends of the girders of a bridge crane. It has steel wheels that ride on the rails and permit the ...

Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1906)

Bogie.—This device was patented in 1812 by William Chapman, an engineer in the North of England, it was used on the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fairies in World Folklore and Mythology (2013)

by Theresa Bane

Variations: Bogey-beast, BOGIE, BOGLE, Bogy, Boogeyman, Bug, Bug-a-Boo, BUGBEAR A bogeyman is any type of injurious fairy; while some are just slightly more than a minor nuisance others can be deadly. Shape-shifters who cause ...

Google previewThe Locomotive Dictionary Volume 1 (2008)

by George L. Fowler

Bogie (British). Figs. 5137-5140. A swiveling fourwheel truck ...

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Quotes about Bogie

Trailing thunders in a swipe..
Hundreds chatting, hundreds eating
Within the boundary of my running
Along each count of a bogie..
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Racing brain mutes like a yogi
Standing still to realise (Indira Renganathan)
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Scrabble value of B3O1G2I1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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