Definition of 'spook'
Example sentences containing 'spook'
Was another spook with spy found dead in bag?Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2012) The Sun (2011)
All politicians need to understand that uncertainty spooks investors and it is the consumer who bears that cost.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Investors were spooked by a cut in the dividend that will help to free up the cash needed for the store improvements.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
People are spooked, there is a feeling that there are some surprises out there.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
When will spy drama Spooks be back?The Sun (2009)
Do buyers have any idea why so many people are spooked by the number 13?Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2015)
Do the spooks know something that we don't?The Sun (2008)
Gas investors have been spooked enough already by the policy U-turns.Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In any organisation, what spooks people most is the fear that there is actually no plan at all.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Then something spooked the pair.Christianity Today (2000) The Sun (2013) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They were also spooked by a surge in write-offs in Ireland.The Sun (2010)
Investors have been spooked by the credit crunch and the uncertainty over the future of Northern Rock.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But the new Chancellor must beware: arbitrary taxes on one group of business people spook all business people.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Relegation is no longer a vague possibility, a distant threat, something scary to spook the kids with.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Growing concern that the crisis would now spread to other vulnerable nations such as Portugal and Spain also spooked traders.Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2012)
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