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spook

noun [C] uk   /spuːk/ us  

spook noun [C] (SPIRIT)

informal for ghost : The film was dreadful - all spooks and vampires.

spook noun [C] (PERSON)

US a spy noun

spook

verb [T] uk   /spuːk/ us  
to frighten a person or animal: Seeing the police car outside the house really spooked them.
Translations of “spook”
in Spanish espectro…
in French revenant/-ante…
in German der Spuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幽靈, 鬼,幽靈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 幽灵, 鬼,幽灵…
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