Definition of booger in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͝oɡər/


North American informal
1 another term for bogeyman.
Example sentences
  • Suitable subjects for booger tales are numerous Louisiana swamp and bayou terrors, many of them the products of Cajun folklore.
2A piece of dried nasal mucus.
Example sentences
  • The worst thing I've ever gotten was a tissue with boogers in it.
  • I never knew my nose was capable of such boogers.
  • It's like when you're told at the end of a long double date that you've had a booger on your nose the whole night.

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Syllabification: boog·er

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