a small, reddish-brown spotted owl, Ninox boobook, native to Australia and New Zealand.
An Australian Bird Book John Albert Leach
a small spotted brown Australian owl, Ninox boobook
South Midland and Southern U.S. bogeyman. an imaginary evil character of supernatural powers, especially a mythical hobgoblin supposed to carry off naughty children. Historical Examples Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves Work Projects Administration The Bishop and the Boogerman Joel Chandler Harris The Bishop and […]
Slang: Disparaging and Offensive. a contemptuous term used to refer to a black person. boogie-woogie. a lively form of rock ‘n’ roll, based on the blues. to dance energetically, especially to rock music. Slang. (often followed by on down) to go. Contemporary Examples I Am an Accidental Pornographer Colette Burson September 29, 2011 The Art […]
boo2 . Slang. marijuana. interjection an exclamation uttered to startle or surprise someone, esp a child a shout uttered to express disgust, dissatisfaction, or contempt, esp at a theatrical production, political meeting, etc would not say boo to a goose, is extremely timid or diffident verb boos, booing, booed to shout “boo” at (someone or […]
given or devoted to reading or study. more acquainted with books than with real life. of or relating to books; literary. stilted; pedantic. Contemporary Examples The 12 Biggest Booker Prize Controversies Thomas Flynn July 22, 2013 Washington’s Fatherless Elite Lisa Carver June 19, 2009 The Beck Rally Is Harmless John Batchelor August 26, 2010 3 […]