Definition of spooky in English:

spooky

Syllabification: spook·y
Pronunciation: /ˈspo͞okē
 
/

adjective (spookier, spookiest)

informal
  • 2chiefly North American (Of a person or animal) easily frightened; nervous.

Derivatives

spookily

Pronunciation: /ˈspo͞okəlē/
adverb
More example sentences
  • Indeed, movies seemed spookily to have pre-reacted.
  • The deep, humming major chords of this track suggest the forces of order being spookily restored, as cops storm ranch houses, kids plead innocence, and the eight-minute ambient-house track follows the teens right into the defendant box.
  • The odd, wandering vocal melody appears and disappears spookily.

spookiness

noun
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  • It almost seems too emotionally manipulative for a horror show, it doesn't truly rely on scares or spookiness, just loss and pain and the suggestion of mental illness.
  • In addition, the new Asian horror movies blend their supernatural spookiness seamlessly into modern contexts.
  • It is a shame that this material was cut out of the picture; it sounds very intriguing, and could have added a layer of spookiness and mysticism that could only have enriched the final product.

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