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SCARY (scarier, scariest)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does scary mean? 

SCARY (adjective)
  The adjective SCARY has 1 sense:

1. so scary as to cause chills and shudders

  Familiarity information: SCARY used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SCARY (adjective)

Sense 1scary [BACK TO TOP]


So scary as to cause chills and shudders


chilling; scarey; scary; shuddery; shivery

Context example:

the most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge


alarming (causing alarm or fear)

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