adjective, spook·i·er, spook·i·est.Informal.
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OTHER WORDS FROM spookyspook·i·ly, adverbspook·i·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for spooky
Valentine created the statue of naturalist John James Audubon that stands in New Orleans and a deeply spooky representation of “Grief” atop a grave in Richmond’s Hollywood Cemetery.
Indeed, there are spooky Christmas stories stretching back to medieval times, and ghosts popping up at such a festive time of year were one of the handful of Christmas traditions hanging on in Dickens’s day.
The spooky result is a bright portal leading somewhere beyond the imagination.How we created a portal to another world for our most mysterious cover yet|Sara Kiley Watson|November 3, 2020|Popular Science
It’s similar in this way to the “spooky action at a distance” that so bothered Einstein.Quantum Tunnels Show How Particles Can Break the Speed of Light|Natalie Wolchover|October 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Have you ever in your life met a child as cheerful, spookily intelligent, unselfish, or indomitable as little Shirley?Shirley Temple Survived Being the Biggest Child Star of All Time With Wit and Grace|Malcolm Jones|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2000, he published another op-ed in the Post titled, spookily, ‘Vive what difference?’