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Definition of spook

spook

noun

  • a spy.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

    Citation from "NSA director finally greets Defcon hackers", CNET, Elinor Mills, July 27 2012 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 28 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 27 2009.

verb - transitive

  • to scare.
                                                                                                                                       

    Citation from "A Neuroscientist Uncovers A Dark Secret", NPR, Barbara Bradley Hagerty, June 29, 2010 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 30 2010.

  • to startle an animal.
    He spooked the horses.

    Last edited on Jun 30 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 30 2010.

  • to make a person wary.
                                                                                       

                      

                                                                           

    Citation from "Bill And Gary's Excellent Adventure", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 6 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 22 2013.

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