spooky


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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
References in classic literature ?
The moon had risen and was shining in at the uncurtained window, illuminating the room with a soft, bluish light which seemed, somehow, a bit spooky, though I dare say it had no uncommon quality; all moonlight is that way if you will observe it.
Set against the backdrop of the 1968 presidential election (cue political as well as genre references) in the town of Mill Valley, Pennsylvania, three high-school outcasts - would-be writer Stella (Zoe Margaret Colletti); shy and gangly Auggie (Gabriel Rush) and feisty Chuck (Austin Zajur) - team with drifter Ramon (Michael Garza) to escape a drunk gang of jocks, but end up hiding in spooky abandoned house, once the home of a supposed child-murderer/writer named Sarah Bellows.
Says Spookmeister (and sole Kiwi) Stephen Taberner: "The hats will be there, the sphinx-like vastness and the beard topiary but the Spooky Men are chalking up their 18th year by taking a good hard look at themselves in the mirror and it's hard to tell whether they like what they see.
From today until Halloween, the farm is getting in the spooky spirit with a trail that will feature a number of clues, with visitors asked to solve them to find the letters that will make up a spooky word.
They'll be able to put on their bravest faces as they follow the spooky trails, solve puzzles and try out the terrifying tasks including apple dooking, grave grabbing and the enormous neep heap, before 'guising' to claim a delicious prize from Stoats.
During normal opening hours, the spooky fun continues.
Use a writing pencil to draw some small spooky shapes such as bats, cats or witches onto the piece of thin black card.
Also new this year, is The Big BOO Barn, where trick-ortreaters can make their way around the spooky farmyardthemed barn.
The Ghostly Gaslight Halloween fright night will keep all ages guessing what spooky encounter they might meet next.
To get into the fright mood, kids can check out Toy Kingdom's wide range of spooky finds: spine chilling toys and decor, horrific standees, macabre masks and haunting hats.
HOW TO REDEEM To pick up your free 4-pack of Howell's Spooky Joeys, simply cut out the voucher below and take it along to your nearest SPAR Scotland store.