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Definition of spook verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, usually passive, intransitive] spook (somebody/something) (informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they spook
he / she / it spooks
past simple spooked
-ing form spooking
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to frighten a person or an animal; to become frightened We were spooked by the strange noises and lights. The horse spooked at the siren.
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