Definition of boggart in English:

boggart

Line breaks: bog|gart
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒgət/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

Scottish & Northern English
  • An evil or mischievous spirit.

Origin

late 16th century: related to obsolete bog 'bugbear', boggle, and bogle.

More definitions of boggart

Definition of boggart in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space