Definition of 'spooky'
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Your love power is a little spooky. The Sun (2009)It has got a very spooky feel. The Sun (2015)There is something spooky about how things change in an instant in politics. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Anything that can grow in the dark is a bit spooky. The Sun (2011)The next note seems to suggest he was initially thinking of this as something quite spooky. The Sun (2016)But seeing it lying there is still slightly spooky. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And the addition of vast shadows looming back and forth make it feel spooky rather than openly experimental. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She timed her telling so that the cloud engulfed us just as she got to the spooky bit. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the second weird element of this spooky tale is that these two wrongs are making a sort of right. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The experience can feel pretty spooky. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The spooky drama moves to a new home on E4 for its ninth series. The Sun (2015)The spooky music and lighting add to the disquieting, supernatural mood. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then, a trio of spooky tales. The Sun (2006)Romance is a little spooky when you realise you can read a partner's thoughts. The Sun (2011)Next, three spooky tales featuring the family. The Sun (2006)The Commons was infected by the kind of spooky coincidences that tend to happen when spies are involved. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A chain of spooky coincidences brings a friend back into your life. The Sun (2006)Your love power is a little spooky - just thinking of a name draws that person to your side. The Sun (2008)What seems like a spooky coincidence brings a friend back into your life - and they have lucky plans to share. The Sun (2006)Were they caused by spooky goings-on? The Sun (2006)Which neatly brings us to Humans, a new spooky drama about artificial intelligence. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Generally, though, this is mainstream music with a spooky gown hastily thrown over it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are some spooky goings-on in this Halloween episode of the family comedy. The Sun (2009)
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Translations for 'spooky'
British English: spooky /ˈspuːkɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If something is spooky, it has a frightening and unnatural atmosphere.
It's really spooky out here.
- American English: spooky
- Arabic: شَبَحِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: assustador
- Chinese: 幽灵般的
- Croatian: sablastan
- Czech: strašidelný
- Danish: uhyggelig
- Dutch: spookachtig
- European Spanish: espeluznante
- Finnish: aavemainen
- French: effroyable
- German: schaurig
- Greek: απόκοσμος
- Italian: sinistro
- Japanese: 気味の悪い
- Korean: 무시무시한
- Norwegian: skummel
- Polish: straszny
- European Portuguese: assustador
- Romanian: fantomatic
- Russian: зловещий
- Spanish: espeluznante
- Swedish: kuslig
- Thai: น่ากลัว
- Turkish: ürkütücü
- Ukrainian: страхітливий
- Vietnamese: như ma quỷ
Definition of spooky from the Collins English Dictionary
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