Definitions for SPOOKspuk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spookspuk(n.)

  1. a ghost; specter.

    Category: Informal

  2. Informal.an espionage agent; spy.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

  3. (v.t.)to haunt; inhabit or appear in or to as a ghost or specter.

  4. to frighten; scare.

    Category: Informal

  5. (v.i.)to become frightened or scared.

    Category: Informal

Origin of spook:

1795–1805, Amer.; < D; cf. MLG spōk

spook′ish(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook(noun)

    someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

  2. 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"

  3. spook(verb)

    frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action

    "The noise spooked the horse"

Wiktionary

  1. spook(Noun)

    A spirit returning to haunt a place.

    The visit to the old cemetery brought scary visions of spooks and ghosts.

  2. spook(Noun)

    A ghost or an apparition.

  3. spook(Noun)

    A hobgoblin.

  4. spook(Noun)

    A spy.

  5. spook(Noun)

    A scare or fright.

    The big spider gave me a spook.

  6. spook(Noun)

    A black person.

  7. spook(Verb)

    To scare or frighten.

  8. spook(Verb)

    To startle or frighten an animal

    The movement in the bushes spooked the deer and they ran.

  9. Origin: From spook.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spook(noun)

    a spirit; a ghost; an apparition; a hobgoblin

  2. Spook(noun)

    the chimaera


Translations for SPOOK

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

spook(noun)

a ghost.

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