What does scary mean?

Definitions for scary
ˈskɛər isca·ry

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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

    Etymology: From scare + -y

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scarynoun

    barren land having only a thin coat of grass

    Etymology: [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]

  2. Scaryadjective

    subject to sudden alarm

    Etymology: [Prov. E. scare scraggy.]

  3. Scaryadjective

    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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  1. Alex
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    Karen
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  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. Christi Toth:

    It was exciting and scary, and I remember crying for the donor’s family on the way in, i was so excited that he was getting a heart but also sad to know that someone else lost their loved one.

  2. Quentin Reynolds:

    It was scary as hell is what it was.

  3. Kim Blaylock:

    I want this world not to have this, it's so scary to walk out your front door, and I don't want that. I just want peace.

  4. Joe Sliwkowski:

    If you add (the insects) up, it's pretty scary, so we need to be aware they're there and take precautions.

  5. Ludvik Ogmundsson:

    Autism does not have to be scary. Many great scientists and national leaders had and have autism. What matters is that such individuals get understanding and support, because everyone can learn from these people if they listen to what they are saying.

Images & Illustrations of scary

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