Definition of Scarey

1. Adjective. Provoking fear terror. "The most terrible and shuddery...tales of murder and revenge"

Exact synonyms: Chilling, Scary, Shivery, Shuddery
Similar to: Alarming
Derivative terms: Scare, Scare, Shiver, Shudder



Definition of Scarey

1. Adjective. (dated form of scary) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scarey

1. scary [adj SCARIER, SCARIEST] - See also: scary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarey

scaredy cats
scarefire
scarefires
scarehead
scareheads
scaremonger
scaremongered
scaremongerer
scaremongerers
scaremongering
scaremongers
scarer
scarers
scares
scareware
scarey (current term)
scarf
scarf bandage
scarf down
scarf joint
scarf out
scarface
scarfaces
scarfed
scarfer
scarfers
scarfie
scarfies
scarfing
scarfings

Literary usage of Scarey

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"General Lee was ordered to the command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. See WEST VIRGINIA CAMPAIGN OF 1861; scarey CREEK; ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"General Lee was ordered to the command of the Department of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. See WEST VIRGINIA CAMPAIGN OF 1861 ; scarey CREEK ; CAMP ..."

3. Two Years in the Jungle: The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India by William Temple Hornaday (1885)
"The Charge of a Dangerous Animal.— Fooling around a Baby Elephant—Charge of an Infuriated Female.—A Grand but " scarey " Sight—Repelling the Charge. ..."

4. History of West Virginia by Virgil Anson Lewis (1887)
"... al scarey Creek—Surprise at Kennedy's Hill and Dentil of Major Hall—Skirmish at 1'ore's Hill—Battle of ..."

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