Translation of bugaboo in Spanish:


Pronunciation /ˈbəɡəˌbu/ /ˈbʌɡəbuː/

nounplural bugaboos

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    • On the ground at Italy's Bologna International Airport, I ran into the same old bugaboos that make travel back home such a hassle.
    • One of the main bugaboos that Americans have about national healthcare is the fear that it means long waiting times for office visits and elective surgery.
    • On a related matter, lack of socialization is the bugaboo of the anti-homeschooler.
    • These bugaboos, however, can be corrected in time with patient example and education.
    • Almost sixty years later, Japanese militarism remains the great bugaboo of East Asian politics.
    • Keys have always been my bugaboo, but when my youngest daughter Addy was a toddler, she usually solved my dilemma.
    • In fact, the entire notion of ‘scarcity’ is a bugaboo contrived by conservative economists to justify the distributional injustice of the capitalist system.
    • Since 1975, landmines have killed over a million people, far outstripping the deaths caused by those well-publicized bugaboos, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons.
    • Still, the bugaboos of data transparency and price fixing concern regulators.
    • The two biggest bugaboos bedeviling these preeminent directors are commercialization and overcrowding.
    • But monotony - the bugaboo of any training program - had reared its ugly head in my direction.
    • They are still America's greatest and most enduring bugaboos.
    • This dilemma isn't confined to non-professional players; it has become a bugaboo for some of the top professionals on tour too.
    • An extremely long hitter with a fabled touch around the greens, Mickelson and Smith continue to work on his chief bugaboo: accuracy off the tee.
    • There are liable to be rocks, propellers, exhaust, slippery decks, cleats, and a host of other potential bugaboos that must be considered.
    • We don't want wrong-note anxiety to be the bugaboo.
    • In the fast-emerging video direct marketing arena, this fact-versus-fiction scenario had been somewhat of an industry bugaboo until just a few years ago.
    • The Endangered Species Act has long been a bugaboo for anti-environmental lawmakers, who have unsuccessfully attacked it from every imaginable direction.
    • Even coal, the bugaboo of climate change, would make a better husband for water, saving billions of gallons of waterflow yearly, even after consuming more water for sulfur removal.
    • By doing so, engineers were able to eliminate or reduce many of the rotary's exhaust-related bugaboos, which primarily were related to emissions and fuel economy.