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1. spook

noun. ['ˈspuːk'] someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric.

Synonyms

  • weirdy
  • unpleasant person
  • disagreeable person
  • weirdo
  • weirdie

Antonyms

  • absence
  • disappearance
  • straighten
  • ride

Etymology

  • spook (Dutch)

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Words that Rhyme with Spook

  • rebuke
  • produc
  • dubuque
  • farouk
  • baruch
  • stueck
  • steuck
  • puke
  • glueck
  • fluke
  • dziuk
  • brueck
  • wouk
  • tuk
  • souk
  • nuke
  • muecke
  • luque
  • luke
  • luick
  • luecke
  • luc
  • louque
  • leuck
  • kueck
  • kook
  • juke
  • hoock
  • fuke
  • duque

Example sentences of the word spook


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
They spook easily at shadows as well as other objects with sharp contrasts.

2. Verb, base form
A noisy dishwasher or annoyingly loud dryer can spook some kitties and make them reluctant to chow down.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Give your guests a little spook and share a few ghost stories around the fire.

2. spook

noun. ['ˈspuːk'] a mental representation of some haunting experience.

Synonyms

  • ghost
  • phantom
  • shade
  • specter
  • wraith
  • spectre
  • shadow
  • phantasm
  • apparition
  • phantasma

Antonyms

  • real
  • colorlessness
  • brighten
  • stay

Etymology

  • spook (Dutch)

3. spook

verb. ['ˈspuːk'] frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action.

Synonyms

  • affright
  • scare
  • fright

Antonyms

  • afraid
  • unafraid

Etymology

  • spook (Dutch)
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