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spooky

adjective \ˈspü-kē\

: strange and frightening

spook·i·erspook·i·est

Full Definition of SPOOKY

1
:  relating to, resembling, or suggesting spooks
2
:  nervous, skittish <a spooky horse>
spook·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
spook·i·ness \-kē-nəs\ noun
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Examples of SPOOKY

  1. The music was pretty spooky.
  2. <a spooky horse shying at shadows>

First Known Use of SPOOKY

1854

Rhymes with SPOOKY

SPOOKIER Defined for Kids

spooky

adjective \ˈspü-kē\
spook·i·erspook·i·est

Definition of SPOOKY for Kids

1
:  scary and frightening <a spooky story>
2
:  suggesting the presence of ghosts <a spooky place> <a spooky noise>

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