What does scary mean?

Definitions for scary
ˈskɛər iscary

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word scary.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chilling, scarey, scary, shivery, shuddery(adj)

    provoking fear terror

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

Wiktionary

  1. scary(Adjective)

    Causing, or able to cause, fright

    Etymology: From scare + -y

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scary(noun)

    barren land having only a thin coat of grass

    Etymology: [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]

  2. Scary(adj)

    subject to sudden alarm

    Etymology: [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]

  3. Scary(adj)

    causing fright; alarming

    Etymology: [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]

Freebase

  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. crays

  2. Carys

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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. Bhagvei Badreshia:

    It's like a little scary. You have to come here and you don't have anything.

  2. Dawod Dawod:

    It's scary. ninety-nine percent of Muslims are hardworking, good people.

  3. Refuge Coffee founder Kitti Murray:

    What we get to do is tell the rest of the world a more beautiful and more accurate refugee story, you get to show people that refugees are benefits to the community, that they are not scary, dangerous people, that they offer a lot to our world.

  4. Chad Corby:

    Chad Corby said. Chad Corby had an oxygen cord and a phone cord tied around Chad Corby wrists. the fire was scary enough, but to see Chad Corby covered in blood and the thought that someone would try to rob and kill Chad Corby was unreal.

  5. Actress Gianna Simone:

    I was going through a lot of scary times filled with instability, and I still struggle with that in my life, to be honest... Just trusting people, having a stable home life. I’m still trying to get over that. But at the root of things, I know... God has a plan and purpose for all of our lives. I feel like understanding that really brought me out of the darkness I was going through and continue to go through sometimes… It has gotten a lot better. But in hard times, it’s who and how I lean on.

Images & Illustrations of scary

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