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Etymology 1Edit

Alteration of the English dialectal words buggard (bug + -ard), boggart or boggard.

NounEdit

booger (plural boogers)

  1. (US, slang) A piece of solid or semisolid mucus in or removed from a nostril.
    • 2006, Strapping Young Lad, "Far Beyond Metal", The New Black.
      Now in the halls of the necro lord / Flash of fear when he sees my sword / Raped his woman, smoked his bone / Leave a booger underneath his throne!
  2. (US, slang) Something suggestive of this material.
    • 2017 July 7, Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, “The ambitious War For The Planet Of The Apes ends up surrendering to formula”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      The latter is discovered by Caesar, Maurice, and their compadres living in a crumbling, snow-packed ski lodge, its antler chandeliers hung with boogers of ice in a mockery of humanity’s pretensions of alpha-predator-hood.
  3. (US, slang) A thing; especially a problematic or difficult thing.
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Etymology 2Edit

From boogie board +‎ -er.

NounEdit

booger (plural boogers)

  1. (surfing, slang, mildly derogatory) A bodyboarder.
    Watch the local boogers charge it!

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