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Meaning of SCARY

Pronunciation:  'skehree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  so scary as to cause chills and shudders; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
 

SCARY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: alarming, chilling, scarey, shivery, shuddery
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Sca"ry\, n. [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]
    Barren land having only a thin coat of grass. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
  2. \Scar"y\, a. [From {Scare}.]
    1. Subject to sudden alarm. [Colloq. U. S.] --Whittier.
    
    2. Causing fright; alarming. [Colloq. U. S.]
    
    
 

 

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