Synonyms for spook

Synonyms for (noun) spook

Synonyms: wraith, ghost, shade, specter, spectre, spook

Definition: a mental representation of some haunting experience

Usage: he looked like he had seen a ghost; it aroused specters from his past

Similar words: apparition, shadow, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, fantasm

Definition: something existing in perception only

Usage: a ghostly apparition at midnight


Synonyms: creep, weirdie, weirdo, weirdy, spook

Definition: someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

Similar words: unpleasant person, disagreeable person

Definition: a person who is not pleasant or agreeable

Synonyms for (verb) spook

Synonyms: spook

Definition: frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action

Usage: The noise spooked the horse

Similar words: affright, fright, frighten, scare

Definition: cause fear in

Usage: The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me; Ghosts could never affright her