Definitions for scary
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chilling, scarey, scary, shivery, shudderyadjective
provoking fear terror
"a scary movie"; "the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"
Causing, or able to cause, fright
Etymology: From scare + -y
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.
barren land having only a thin coat of grass
subject to sudden alarm
causing fright; alarming
Etymology: [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]
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
skār′i, adj. causing fright: timid: fluttered.
The numerical value of scary in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of scary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Well, what are they like ? and I'm like, they're a kid... They're not like some scary kid. It's just a kid. So I think that that's kind of a myth too. This idea that somehow a kid who bullies is the scary kid. More often than not, they're just a kid and they've made some poor choices.
It's scary, it's very scary, we're going to move out of here.
People don't want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messes cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.
I am the biggest "Harry Potter" fan; I even was before I knew there was going to be a film. I read all the books. The fourth one is amazing. It's scary, but I like all the books. You've got to read them all to get the complete Harry Potter experience. In the third book, I like all the bits about Scabbers being an Animagus. And I like that Ron gets an owl.
What's scary about Trump is you open -- there are a lot of people out there who feel certain ways and you see somebody who is running for president say these things, 'Whoa! Trump said that! I can say that! I can beat up the Muslim in my community! I can be a racist on a college campus now, because that's the climate.' So you're right, it is scary.
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- espantósCatalan, Valencian
- děsivé, naháníCzech
- skræmmende, uhyggeligDanish
- schrecklich, beängstigend, furchterregendGerman
- بیمناک, ترسناکPersian
- sinistre, effrayant, terrifiantFrench
- FORMIDULOSUS, terribilisLatin
- przerażający, strasznyPolish
- înfricoșătoare, înfricoșătorRomanian
- ужасный, страшныйRussian
- đáng sợVietnamese
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