scary


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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
References in classic literature ?
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