[ spoo-kee ]
/ ˈspu ki /
adjective, spook·i·er, spook·i·est. Informal.
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Related formsspook·i·ly, adverbspook·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for spookiness
/ (ˈspuːkɪ) /
adjective spookier or spookiest informal
ghostly or eeriea spooky house
resembling or appropriate to a ghost
US easily frightened; highly strung
Derived Formsspookily, adverbspookiness, noun
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