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

  2. Etymology: From scare + -y

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.]

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. Trump Jr.:

    Honestly, it would be sad if itwasnt so scary for our country whats going on in that campaign, the inability toarticulate a thought, theinability to do events two days in a row withouthaving to go back into hisbasement burrow and hide -- and Idont mean to make light ofcognitive decline, as his stenographer has pointed out andso manyother people have pointed out. BIDENS MENTAL ACUITY HAS DIMINISHED IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS, EX-WH STENOGRAPHER SAYS : HES LOST A STEP.

  2. Harold Goddijn:

    It's exciting and it's scary, because millions of cars will come and there's tons of data going to be produced.

  3. Scott Krakower:

    It's a different kind of psychosis than we might see with other patients. The psychosis is an agitated psychosis, they're violent. They can become aggressive. It is very scary, if you've ever seen these kids on it.

  4. Shreeya Thussu:

    You hear stuff like this. It's been happening for a while, like the H-1B suspensions for the rest of this year that were announced recently. It's just adding on, it's been increasingly really scary. ... It's increasingly not feeling like home.

  5. Tiffany Atkins:

    It's a very scary, terrifying thing.

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