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Synonyms for spook
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. creep, weirdo, weirdie, weirdy, spook(noun)

    someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

    Synonyms:
    wraith, creep, shade, specter, weirdie, ghost, loony, weirdo, nutcase, looney, spectre, crawling, crazy, weirdy, creeping, crawl

  2. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre(verb)

    a mental representation of some haunting experience

    "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

    Synonyms:
    phantasma, phantom, wraith, shade, shadowiness, shadiness, touch, weirdo, weirdy, nuance, weirdie, specter, ghost, tincture, ghostwriter, tint, nicety, apparition, trace, phantasm, tad, spectre, subtlety, tone, creep, fantasm, refinement

  3. spook(verb)

    frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action

    "The noise spooked the horse"

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. spook(n)

    Synonyms:
    ghost, spirit, specter, apparition, phantom, hobgoblin

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    scare, frighten, spy, ghost, startle, shiner

How to pronounce spook?

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How to say spook in sign language?

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#16448refinement
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#43167frighten
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#44415wraith
#48948shiner
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#182397nicety

How to use spook in a sentence?

  1. Laura Cha:

    Sometimes we spook ourselves, so it remains to be seen how slow is slow, how bad is bad, let's see how the first quarter looks.

  2. Philippe Gijsels:

    Too strong jobs numbers will spark rate hike fears and hit equities, while a weak figure will spook investors as they will doubt the strength of the economy. So either way, profit taking looks likely.

  3. Karine Hirn:

    There is still too much uncertainty in the markets and investors would be watching developments in Greece and China very carefully before jumping in, chinese authorities wouldn't want to trigger a meltdown which would spook investors and we may see more market stabilising measures on the way.

  4. Michael Piwowar:

    I fear that many traps for the unwary are hidden in the regulations, creating potential nightmares for small business owners that fail to place regulatory compliance at the top of their business plans. Such burdens will spook many small businesses from pursuing crowdfunding as a viable path to raising capital.

  5. Stephen Massocca:

    The wage numbers were a little warm, but that wasn't enough to spook people.


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