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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A mental representation of some haunting experience; Someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric v. - Frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action.

Usage examples (5)
  • This morning you heard a 'spook' outside the door, this afternoon you believe you hear a voice calling you.
  • Uh, something tells me they weren't there to 'spook' you.
  • It may be difficult to define a 'spook', but Chilcot should now know how their minds work.
  • The 'spook' was snapped in a prehistoric cave at Kent's Cavern in Torquay, Devon, looming from a wall and surrounded by an eerie mist. for more
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