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 spook spook

noun

  • a mental representation of some haunting experience  ( ghost, shade, specter, spectre, spook, wraith )
    a mental representation of some haunting experience
     he looked like he had seen a ghost
    he looked like he had seen a ghost
     it aroused specters from his past
    it aroused specters from his past
  • someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric  ( creep, spook, weirdie, weirdo, weirdy )
    someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
  • verb

  • frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action  ( spook )
    frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action
     The noise spooked the horse
    The noise spooked the horse


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