What does scary mean?

Definitions for scary
ˈskɛər iscary

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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. Dana Goward:

    When GPS/GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite Systems) fail, transportation is impacted immediately. It slows down, becomes more dangerous, and every mode can carry less capacity, as short-term backup clocks start to desynchronize with each other ...  cell phone towers start to fail, IT networks slow down or fail, financial systems are impacted, management of the electrical grid becomes problematic. That is the really scary part.

  2. Emma Azizo:

    It's scary, it's dangerous and I really feel bad for the person, i don't think they went up there with the intent thinking that it would be possible to fall.

  3. Mikayla Strabitz:

    I don’t know if I could feel safe again in a school like that, especially knowing there are so many entrances to that school and not knowing how Nikolas Cruz got in, that’s one scary thing.

  4. Jolene Baxter:

    It's a very, very scary time.

  5. Kimberly Milligan:

    It just looks scary. ricardo Ross never saw a bike in the front yard... Ricardo Ross never saw a skateboard... A scooter... Ricardo Ross never saw that.

Images & Illustrations of scary

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