What is another word for scary?

Synonyms for scary
ˈskɛər isca·ry

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term scary.

Wiktionary

  1. scaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    frightening

  2. scaryadjective

    Causing, or able to cause, fright

    Synonyms:
    frightening

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"

    Synonyms:
    shivery, chilling, scarey, shuddery

    Antonyms:
    unalarming

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scaryadjective

    Synonyms:
    timid, apprehensive, alarming, frightful

How to pronounce scary?

How to say scary in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#3811hairy
#4260horror
#5795afraid
#6918terrible
#9392scary
#9775awful
#9982scared
#19357creepy
#20134frightened
#20756frightening
#21332chilling
#21711spooky
#22039freaky
#22989fearful
#25388terrifying
#29891appalling
#39885horrifying
#51495fearsome
#54515frightful
#112069scarey
#222148shivery

How to use scary in a sentence?

  1. Scott Adams:

    Now, if you’ve got a guy who’s willing to put the entire stability at risk because he can’t tell the difference between a joke and a serious statement, then that guy has got to lose his security clearance at least, i wouldn’t want him anywhere near a decision. Would you? After seeing how Brennan responded to a public joke would you want him to make any important decisions about anything? I mean, that’s some scary stuff.

  2. Parlow Cone:

    I think back now, and because I've educated myself so much more on the topic, it's scary to think of what could have happened, i never fully recovered from that concussion. I still have the exact same symptoms.

  3. Brian Nolan:

    The scary part at the moment is the currency, if it keeps going down the wrong way, it makes that market a place where it becomes very challenging to operate in.

  4. Yilmaz Pasha:

    The first time we start the engine, the boat goes left and goes right and it was so scary, it's the sea, it's not a joke.

  5. Alaska Dee Dee Jonrowe:

    My neighborhood was ground zero, it was scary. It was, grab this dog, grab that dog, and doing it all over again.

Images & Illustrations of scary

  1. scary
    scary
    scary
    scary
    scary

Translations for scary

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for scary »

Translation

Find a translation for the scary synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"scary." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 20 Sep. 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/scary>.

Discuss these scary synonyms with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good synonym for scary?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following terms is an antonym of the term "pathologic"?
    • A. morbid
    • B. ghoulish
    • C. diseased
    • D. healthy

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for scary: