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Meaning of SPOOK

Pronunciation:  spook

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
  2. [n]  someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
  3. [v]  frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action; "The noise spooked the horse"
 

SPOOK is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: creep, ghost, schmuck, shade, specter, spectre, weirdie, weirdo, weirdy, wraith
 
 See Also: affright, apparition, disagreeable person, fright, frighten, phantom, scare, shadow, unpleasant person

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spook\, n. [D. spook; akin to G. spuk, Sw. sp["o]ke, Dan.
sp["o]gelse a specter, sp["o]ge to play, sport, joke, sp["o]g
a play, joke.]
1. A spirit; a ghost; an apparition; a hobgoblin. [Written
   also {spuke}.] --Ld. Lytton.

2. (Zo["o]l.) The chim[ae]ra.

 

 

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