Spooky meaning

spo͝o'kē
The definition of spooky is something that is eerie or related to a ghost, or it is a person or animal who is skittish and easily frightened.

A scary, deserted old mansion where you think there might be ghosts is an example of a mansion that would be described as spooky.

A dog that gets scared at everything, even its own shadow, is an example of a dog that would be described as spooky.

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Suggestive of ghosts or spirits, especially in being eerie or disturbing.

A spooky attic.

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Easily startled; skittish.

A spooky horse.

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Of, like, or suggesting a spook or spooks; weird; eerie.
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Easily spooked; nervous, apprehensive, fearful, jumpy, etc.
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Eerie, or suggestive of ghosts or the supernatural.
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Unpredictably excitable; skittish (used especially of horses)
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Origin of spooky

  • From spook +"Ž -y
    From Wiktionary