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scar·y

 (skâr′ē)
adj. scar·i·er, scar·i·est
1. Causing fright or alarm.
2. Easily scared; very timid.

scar′i·ly adv.
scar′i·ness n.

scary

(ˈskɛərɪ) or

scarey

adj, scarier or scariest
1. causing fear or alarm; frightening
2. easily roused to fear; timid

scar•y

(ˈskɛər i)

adj. scar•i•er, scar•i•est.
1. causing fright or alarm.
2. easily frightened; timid.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.scary - provoking fear terror; "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
alarming - frightening because of an awareness of danger

scary

adjective (Informal) frightening, alarming, terrifying, shocking, chilling, horrifying, intimidating, horrendous, hairy (slang), unnerving, spooky (informal), creepy (informal), hair-raising, spine-chilling, bloodcurdling I think prison is going to be a scary thing for Harry.

scary

adjective
Translations
strašidelný
skræmmende
pelottava
strašan
ijesztő
怖い
무시무시한
läskigläskigtskrämmande
น่าตกใจ
đáng sợ

scary

[ˈskɛərɪ] ADJ (scarier (compar) (scariest (superl))) [face, house, person, monster] → que da miedo; [moment] → espeluznante
it was really scarydaba verdadero miedo
a scary filmuna película de miedo
that's a scary thoughtésa es una idea espeluznante

scary

[ˈskɛəri] adjqui fiche la frousse
It was really scary
BUT C'était vraiment effrayant.

scary

adj (+er) (inf)
unheimlich; filmgrus(e)lig (inf); it was pretty scaryda konnte man schon Angst kriegen (inf); that’s a scary thoughtdas ist ein beängstigender Gedanke
(= nervous) horse, personschreckhaft; (= easily worried)ängstlich

scary

[ˈskɛərɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → che fa paura

scary

مُخِيف strašidelný skræmmende gruselig τρομακτικός espeluznante pelottava effrayant strašan spaventoso 怖い 무시무시한 eng skremmende budzący strach assustador страшный skrämmande น่าตกใจ korkutucu đáng sợ 引起惊慌的
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