spooky (adjective) LISTEN
Spooky means ‘scary.’
- The children wore spooky costumes for Halloween.
- The campers told spooky stories around the campfire.
Spooky also means ‘like a ghost.’
- Spooky spirits haunted the old castle.
If a person or a horse is a bit nervous you can say that they are spooky. It’s best to calm them down because they may act erratically if you surprise them.
Here are some ideas to make your house spooky for Halloween.
In pop culture
Watch this vintage cartoon, Spooky Scary Skeletons.