spooky

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adjective \ˈspü-kē\

Definition of spooky

spookier

;

spookiest

  1. 1 :  relating to, resembling, or suggesting spooks

  2. 2 :  nervous, skittish a spooky horse

spookily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

spookiness

play \-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of spooky in a sentence

  1. The music was pretty spooky.

  2. a spooky horse shying at shadows

1854

First Known Use of spooky

1854


SPOOKY Defined for English Language Learners

spooky

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adjective \ˈspü-kē\

Definition of spooky for English Language Learners

  • : strange and frightening


SPOOKY Defined for Kids

spooky

play
adjective \ˈspü-kē\

Definition of spooky for Students

spookier

;

spookiest

  1. 1 :  scary and frightening a spooky story

  2. 2 :  suggesting the presence of ghosts a spooky place a spooky noise



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