A minor fright.
- to drive away or off by frightening
- to produce or gather quickly
Other Word Forms of Scare
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Scare
- scare away
- scare up
Origin of Scare
Middle English skerren, scaren from Old Norse skirra from skjarr timid
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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