What does scary mean?

Definitions for scary
ˈskɛər isca·ry

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word scary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chilling, scarey, scary, shivery, shudderyadjective

    provoking fear terror

    "a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"

Wiktionary

  1. scaryadjective

    Causing, or able to cause, fright

  2. Etymology: From scare + -y

ChatGPT

  1. scary

    Scary refers to something or an experience that causes fear, anxiety, or fright. It usually pertains to things that are frightening or alarming, often associated with danger, harm or threat. This term can be used to describe various situations, objects, or even feelings that induce a sense of fear or dread.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scarynoun

    barren land having only a thin coat of grass

  2. Scaryadjective

    subject to sudden alarm

  3. Scaryadjective

    causing fright; alarming

  4. Etymology: [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]

Wikidata

  1. Scary

    Scary is an unincorporated community in Putnam County, West Virginia, United States. Its post office closed in 1931. The community is located at the mouth of Scary Creek on the Kanawha River along U.S. Route 35.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scary

    skār′i, adj. causing fright: timid: fluttered.

Anagrams for scary »

  1. Carys

  2. crays

  3. ascry

  4. scray

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of scary in a Sentence

  1. Gayvielle Goff:

    It's just really scary.

  2. Stephanie Roth:

    When you strip those components out, inflation looks far less scary.

  3. Larry Birnbaum:

    It's very scary, i wouldn't want anybody to be in this position.

  4. Amir Haghighat:

    It was a very scary few hours of howling winds, windows blowing in, crashing roofs, ceilings collapsing, but patients being cared for throughout all of it.

  5. Zack Davies:

    My biggest concern is he catches something and then brings it back to my wife, i feel our children are going to be fine. They'll bounce back. But somebody with lupus -- it's a tougher fight for her. A common cold for me and you, we're down maybe two days. Something like that for her, we're looking at weeks. And it's scary.

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