Crossword clues for bogie
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
A goblin; a bugbear.
I have become a sort of bogey -- a kill-joy.
(Golf) a score one stroke over par for a hole; formerly, the definition of bogey was the same as that now used for par, i.e., an ideal score or number of strokes, for each hole, against which players compete; -- it was said to be so called because assumed to be the score of an imaginary first-rate player called Colonel Bogey. Now the standard score is called par.
(Mil.) an unidentified aircraft; in combat situations, such craft not identified as friendly are assumed to be hostile.
n. 1 (context rail British Australia New Zealand Canada English) Structure with axles and wheels under a railway carriage or locomotive, called railroad truck in US English. Also used under semitrailers, and lorry with more than one rear axle. 2 (context Indian English English) railway carriage 3 (l en cigarette Cigarette). 4 (context military English) An aircraft of unknown friend/foe status. (compare bandit) 5 (context golf English) A score one stroke higher than par on any one hole, a bogey. 6 (context music English) 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. 7 A piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from the nostril. 8 (context Ulster Scots English) ghost#English.
A bogie (in some senses called a truck in North American English) 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 (as on a railway carriage [car] or locomotive, or on a semi-trailer) or be quickly detachable (as the dolly in a road train); it may contain a suspension within it (as most rail and trucking bogies do), or be solid and in turn be suspended (as most bogies of tracked vehicles are); it may be mounted on a swivel, as traditionally on a railway carriage or locomotive, additionally jointed and sprung (as in the landing gear of an airliner), or held in place by other means (centreless bogies).
While bogie is the preferred spelling and first-listed variant in various dictionaries, bogey and bogy are also used.
- Bogie, part of a railyway car
- Bogie, Kentucky
- River Bogie, in Scotland
- Bogie (river), in Australia
- 15495 Bogie, minor planet
- Bogie (Jack in the green)
Usage examples of "bogie".
The bogie itself had arrived just three weeks earlier and was orbiting the ice ball at a respectable distance.
In 1972, scouting for the Houston Astros, Bogie administered what he believes to have been the first ever baseball psychological test, to a pitcher named Dick Ruthven.
But when asked what became of those still unforgotten dreams, Bogie hesitated.
He reeled to a stop as Bogie answered his unasked question, answered it With a spear of pain, anger, and bloodlust.
Despite the healing Bogie had begun on his right ankle, Purple had crude splints strapped to it.
He tried to cock his left fist, his ears roaring with the heightened pulse of the bloodsong Bogie sang.
Coming up from a group of low hills, the newcomer looked to be a bit larger than the first bogie, though given its completely different arrangement of hexagons, it was hard to tell for sure.
But after sunset, with the F6Fs back on deck and the pilots in their ready room, the bogies came back.
For another thirty minutes the bogies appeared hesitantly and indecisively on radar and then the scopes were clear.
The sun had hardly set on the twenty-sixth of November before the bogies began to appear around the edges of the scopes, many more of them than the radar operators remembered having seen before.
The bogies collected in murderous little gangs of two, three and four and rushed the ships.
Closer aboard they saw the flashes of destroyer guns as they took their own bogies under fire.
Twice bogies had been destroyed by the CAP inside of thirty miles, and in the evening a sub had been sighted submerging only seven miles away.
Despite all-day bogies, the night of the thirty-first was as though man had never fought a war in the Pacific, and on the morning of the first of April the combined force hit the enemy base of Woleai, about halfway between Truk and Palau.
D-Day minus 3, and flight operations began with a launch of twelve Reapers led by Bud Schumann, in the full dark at quarter past four, while the last bogies were still fading from the force radars.