Bogey - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈboʊɡi|  American pronunciation of the word bogey
Brit.  |ˈbəʊɡi|  British pronunciation of the word bogey

noun

- an evil spirit (syn: bogie, bogy)
- (golf) a score of one stroke over par on a hole
- an unidentified (and possibly enemy) aircraft (syn: bogie, bogy)

verb

- to shoot in one stroke over par

Examples

He made a bogey on the second hole.

He made bogey on the second hole.

She birdied the first hole but bogeyed the second hole.

She made a bogey after mishitting her tee shot.

The song is sung to the tune of Colonel Bogey.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: bogey
he/she/it: bogeys
present participle: bogeying
past tense: bogeyed
past participle: bogeyed
noun
singular: bogey
plural: bogeys
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