Meaning of spook

spook

Pronunciation: (spk), [key]
— n.
  1. a ghost; specter.
  2. a ghostwriter.
  3. an eccentric person.
  4. . a black person.
  5. an espionage agent; spy.
—v.t.
  1. to haunt; inhabit or appear in or to as a ghost or specter.
  2. to frighten; scare.
—v.i.
  1. to become frightened or scared: The fish spooked at any disturbance in the pool.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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