- 1 (ghost) fantasma (m), espectro (m)More example sentences
- Judge Steve Evans takes on these unspooky spooks and non-existent ghosts - and he doesn't mind one bit.
- In their flower-powered custom van, the Mystery Machine, this teenage detective agency prowls the countryside in search of suspicious spooks and phony phantoms.
- The Ghosts Of Pac-Man asks a number of searching questions about the blamanche-like spooks in the early eighties video arcade game.
- 2 (secret policeman, policewoman) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial, pejorative/familiar, peyorativo], agente (mf) de la policía secreta, tira (mf) (Latin America/América Latina) [slang, pejorative/argot, peyorativo], secreta (masculine and feminine) (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]
- 3 (a spy) espía (masculine and feminine)More example sentences
- Burke hooks Clayton in by suggesting that his father, who died under mysterious circumstances 10 years earlier, may actually have been a CIA spook as well.
- ‘Nobody ever heard of paying spooks until we began the practice,’ said ancient Abraham, cackling wheezily.
- The recent string of intelligence failures has provoked calls for creating a Director of National Intelligence who would have broad oversight over all spooks.
The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.