Definition of Skeery

1. scary [adj SKEERIER, SKEERIEST] - See also: scary



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skeery

skeeing
skeel
skeelgoose
skeelier
skeeliest
skeely
skeen
skeen arch
skeens
skeer
skeered
skeerier
skeeriest
skeering
skeers
skeery (current term)
skees
skeesicks
skeet shooting
skeeted
skeeter
skeeter hawk
skeeters
skeeting
skeets
skeeve
skeeved
skeevier
skeevies

Literary usage of Skeery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"skeery. Timid, afraid, cautious. 1836 I noticed many a centaur of a ... 1847 I ain't easy skeer'd, but I own up that old fellow did kind a make me skeery. ..."

2. The circular staircase by Mary Roberts Rinehart (1908)
"But I jes' reckon to myself that ef it's too skeery f er her, it's too skeery f er me. We had it, then, sho' nuff, and it ended up with Mi»*j Watson stayin' ..."

3. With the Border Ruffians: Memories of the Far West, 1852-1868 by R. H. Williams, E. W. Williams (1908)
"Don't you run your head agin that idea, Jack, or it'll likely bring you to trouble afore long. Injuns is no cowards, but they're skeery o' ..."

4. Life and Writings of Frank Forester (Henry William Herbert.) by Henry William Herbert, Thomas Picton (1882)
"Not look berry much like spook, you 'llow dat, Mass' For- esta, but not deserve to shoot 'um stun dead for be leetle piece stoopid and skeery. ..."

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