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 ?
It's too scary. Now, if we watch every night, we'll be dead sure to see him go out, some time or other, and then we'll snatch that box quicker'n lightning."
"No--nothing, except he seems so scary, and keeps his doors locked night and day both, and when you knock he won't let you in till he opens the door a crack and sees who it is."
She was a big one, and she was coming in a hurry, too, looking like a black cloud with rows of glow-worms around it; but all of a sudden she bulged out, big and scary, with a long row of wide-open furnace doors shining like red-hot teeth, and her monstrous bows and guards hanging right over us.
"Ay," continued the old man, in a voice, which betrayed how powerfully his own faculties retained the impression of the spectacle, "I have been a dweller in forests, and in the wilderness for three-score and ten years, and if any can pretend to know the world, or to have seen scary sights, it is myself!
scary stories to tell in the dark (15) HHHHH GUILLERMO DEL TORO, Oscarwinning director of Pan's Labyrinth, produces this spooky horror based on the children's book series by Alvin Schwartz.
scary stories to tell in the dark (15) .....GUILLERMO DEL TORO, Oscarwinning director of Pan's Labyrinth, produces this spooky horror based on the children's book series by Alvin Schwartz.
Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark elicits a tickle of trepidation, but never comes close to achieving the kind of white-knuckle terror audiences expect from big-screen horrors.
Incredibly, that was 17 years before he was even born and yet Keane spoke out on the "really scary" experience as football comes under pressure to do more on concussion, following Jan Vertonghen's shocking injury.
It also emerged the heart-pounding thrill of a scary movie can leave a lasting impression on viewers, with almost two-thirds admitting to feeling nervous ahead of watching a horror film.
Naperville's Riverwalk will take on a spooky vibe this weekend as storytellers weave scary tales during "Ghost Stories in the Park ...
Two children experiencing the same scary or sad episode can remember the event completely differently.
If her personalities would be based on two opposing characters, it would have be a Disney princess and a scary Chucky doll.