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9.
a non-entity; an imagined threat
Maybe if we weren't so busy chasing the communist boogie man during the Cold War, we wouldn't have armed and trained Islamicist extremists.
by thedudeman May 27, 2004
 
1.
n. An honorific name given to Miami DJ Robert W. Walker by Harry Wayne Casey, "KC" of KC and the Sunshine Band, to thank him for giving Get Down Tonight lots of airtime and launching the Sunshine Band's career.
I'm your Boogie Man
That's what I am
And I'm here to do
Whatever I can
Be it early mornin'
Late afternoon
Or at midnight
It's never too soon
by Dan Weyandt October 17, 2011
 
2.
A made up monster used to scare little kids
5 year old: Big brother, is the boogie man real?
Brother: Yes, AND HE'S COMING TO GET YOU
5 yr old: AHHH *runs like an idiot
by David July 26, 2004
 
3.
A monster that waits in a kids room until the lights are out, then proceeds in doing his "business". See monster or ICP
Boogie Woogie Woogie waits under your bed, With a shank, splah!, up through the bottom - ICP
by JoRaPi May 16, 2004
 
4.
An alias commonly used by Hip-Hop artist, rap superstar, The Mighty Mos Def
"I am the most beautiful Boogie Man..."
taken from "The Boogie Man Song" from Mos Def's 2005 album "New Danger"
by Flaco The Madvillain March 22, 2009
 
5.
i. a harmless but misunderstood monster with a fondness for eating cheese.
ii. sometimes hides under beds in order to escape the mice seeking to steal its cheese
Cheese is the boogie man's favorite food.
by boogie man May 19, 2005
 
6.
Fictitious scary monster used to scare children. Describe a bad person resposible for a bad situation.
Don't get out of bed or the boogie man will get you.
Go to bed before the boogie man gets you.

The company cut wages but Mr XXXXX is the real boogie man.
by Wild West October 31, 2013
 
7.
1. Fictional character/being meant to scare or tease kids and overly sensitive people. Sometimes spelled Boogieman or Boogeyman. Michael Myers in the horror movies Halloween is often referred to as the Boogieman.

2. A horror movie created in 2005 about a supernatural being living in dark closets. A complete flop of a film.
1. (Older kid talking to young kid at school) - ...laughing... "The Boogie Man is gonna get ya little boy...better watch out" ... (kid looking scared and runs).

2. We watched The Boogeyman on Netflix tonight. Seriously that was one lame movie with a BAD ending! Do not waste your time on it.
by Wrigleys Gumchewz July 10, 2014