adjective, scar·i·er, scar·i·est.
Examples from the Web for scary
Being in an indie band is running a never-ending, rewarding, scary, low-margin small business.
The point of publishing all the scary stats is not to dissuade people from being professional musicians.
Why are “threats,” unlike other scary speech, outside the protection of the First Amendment?Does Free Speech Cover Murder Fantasies? The Supreme Court’s Definition of a ‘Threat’|Geoffrey R. Stone|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hearing that is a lot easier than hearing something else, but it is not less, well, humiliating and scary, I guess.
“I thought it created an effective, scary scene especially for the young viewers,” Davis says.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She would not have hesitated an instant if only Richard had not dared her in that scary way.Georgina of the Rainbows|Annie Fellows Johnston
Not over the worst part of it by any means, but quite "scary" enough for the little girls.Nabul, Our Little Egyptian Cousin|Blanche McManus
And the scenery-wavery stuff and the warped Park-sounds were scary too.No Great Magic|Fritz Reuter Leiber
I was scared, all right, and wanted to run, because fighting always is scary until after you get started.The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill|Charles Pierce Burton
The jungle began just beyond a narrow strip of beach; thick, dark, damp, scary jungle.My Father's Dragon|Ruth Stiles Gannett