Examples of scary in a Sentence
a scary movie that gave the child nightmares for weeks afterwards
a scary horse who spooked and kicked at its own shadow
Recent Examples of scary from the Web
On landing in Pisa, Paul encounters car rental complications that result in a few hours in a jail cell shared with a scary criminal comically named Occhidilupo.
Beijing could face an economic crisis, or, scarier to the Communist Party, a political one, potentially relieving it of control of China, or forcing it to share power—all possibilities that would distract from the extension of China’s power.
Scarier still is the sudden rise in the use of fentanyl and carfentanil, synthetic opioids that can be more than 1,000 times stronger than morphine and are often mixed with heroin, to fatal effect.
Focusing on a woman dealing with grief after the death of her partner, the film was a hit at Sundance, though those expecting a traditional scary horror film might be disappointed.
This version of the Warriors is even scarier than previous ones as Kevin Durant is now playing with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green.
That spooked version of familiarity — such as in a scary little overture of flickering desk lamps — is what Stalling does so well.
The facial fractures Naylor sustained when a pickoff throw struck him in the face in late April have proved a scary but minor hiccup to date.
There was one scary moment, though, for the Huskies.
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First Known Use of scary
SCARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scary for English Language Learners
: causing fear
SCARY Defined for Kids
Definition of scary for Students
: causing fright a scary movie
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