creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook(noun)
someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre(verb)
a mental representation of some haunting experience
"he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action
"The noise spooked the horse"
A spirit returning to haunt a place.
The visit to the old cemetery brought scary visions of spooks and ghosts.
A ghost or an apparition.
A scare or fright.
The big spider gave me a spook.
A black person.
To scare or frighten.
To startle or frighten an animal
The movement in the bushes spooked the deer and they ran.
Origin: From spook.
a spirit; a ghost; an apparition; a hobgoblin
Origin: [D. spook; akin to G. spuk, Sw. spke, Dan. spgelse a specter, spge to play, sport, joke, spg a play, joke.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
spōōk, n. a ghost.—v.i. to play the spook.—adjs. Spook′ish, Spook′y, like a ghost, haunted by ghosts: sensitive to the dread of ghosts, suggesting the presence of ghosts. [Dut. spook; Ger. (obs.) spuch, Sw. spöke; not related to puck.]
The numerical value of SPOOK in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of SPOOK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Chinese authorities wouldn't want to trigger a meltdown which would spook investors and we may see more market stabilising measures on the way.
The perpetrators don't have to attack in a large way to spook people who are trying to visit the country. All they need to do is have a few incidents here and there to shape perceptions, oNE-OFF.
Too strong jobs numbers will spark rate hike fears and hit equities, while a weak figure will spook investors as they will doubt the strength of the economy. So either way, profit taking looks likely.
I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those who haunted Edgar Allan Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am invisible, understand, simply because people refuse to see me.
There is still too much uncertainty in the markets and investors would be watching developments in Greece and China very carefully before jumping in, chinese authorities wouldn't want to trigger a meltdown which would spook investors and we may see more market stabilising measures on the way.
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