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spook·y

 (spo͞o′kē)
adj. spook·i·er, spook·i·est Informal
1. Suggestive of ghosts or spirits, especially in being eerie or disturbing: a spooky attic.
2. Easily startled; skittish: a spooky horse.

spook′i·ly adv.
spook′i·ness n.

spooky

(ˈspuːkɪ)
adj, spookier or spookiest
1. ghostly or eerie: a spooky house.
2. resembling or appropriate to a ghost
3. US easily frightened; highly strung
ˈspookily adv
ˈspookiness n

spook•y

(ˈspu ki)

adj. spook•i•er, spook•i•est.
1. like or befitting a spook; suggestive of spooks.
2. eerie; scary.
3. (esp. of horses) nervous; skittish.
[1850–55, Amer.]
spook′i•ly, adv.
spook′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spooky - unpredictably excitable (especially of horses)
excitable - easily excited

spooky

adjective eerie, frightening, chilling, ghostly, weird, mysterious, scary (informal), unearthly, supernatural, uncanny, creepy (informal), spine-chilling The whole place had a slightly spooky atmosphere.

spooky

adjective
Informal. Of a mysteriously strange and usually frightening nature:
Translations
شَبَحيشَبَحِيّ
strašidelný
uhyggelig
aavemainen
sablastan
draugalegur
気味の悪い
무시무시한
kuslig
น่ากลัว
như ma quỷ

spooky

[ˈspuːkɪ] ADJ (spookier (compar) (spookiest (superl))) → espeluznante, horripilante
the house is really spooky at nightla casa te pone los pelos de punta de noche

spooky

[ˈspuːki] adj [atmosphere] → qui donne la chair de poule, sinistre; [house] → sinistre
a spooky coincidence → une étrange coïncidence
a spooky story → une histoire qui fait froid dans le dos
spooky!
I was just thinking of him when he phoned. Spooky! → Je pensais justement à lui quand il a téléphoné. Bizarre, non?

spooky

adj (+er) (inf)
(= strange)sonderbar; it was really spookydas war wirklich ein sonderbares or eigenartiges Gefühl; to bear a spooky resemblance to somebody/somethingeine unheimliche Ähnlichkeit mit jdm/etw haben

spooky

[ˈspuːkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fam) → sinistro/a

spook

(spuːk) noun
a ghost.
ˈspooky adjective
eerie and suggesting the presence of ghosts. It's very spooky walking through the graveyard at night.
ˈspookiness noun

spooky

شَبَحِيّ strašidelný uhyggelig schaurig απόκοσμος espeluznante aavemainen effroyable sablastan sinistro 気味の悪い 무시무시한 spookachtig skummel straszny assustador зловещий kuslig น่ากลัว ürkütücü như ma quỷ 幽灵般的
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