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Definition of bugbear:

  1. Causing needless fright.
  2. Same as Bugaboo.
  3. Something frightful, as a specter; anything imaginary that causes needless fright; something used to excite needless fear; also, something really dangerous, used to frighten children, etc.
  4. To alarm with idle phantoms.

Synonyms:

bugaboo, love, goblin, booger, detestation, curse, fear, anathema, abomination, bogy, anathema, boogeyman, difficulty, hobgoblin, hob, hate, dread, scarecrow, abhorrence, aversion, pet peeve, bane, execration, bogeyman, care, hate.

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