The definition of scary is something frightening, unexpected or uncanny.adjective
- When you meet someone for the first time and find out you have almost everything in common, this is an example of a time when you might say that it is scary how much you have in common.
- When a movie is frightening, it is an example of a scary movie.
- scariness noun
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adjective scar·i·er, scar·i·est
- Causing fright or alarm.
- Easily scared; very timid.
- scarˈi·ly adverb
- scarˈi·ness noun