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You can make 23 words from 'spook' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'spook'

POOKS 11SPOOK 11

4 letters words from 'spook'

KOPS 10OOPS 6
POOK 10POOS 6
SOOK 8SOOP 6

3 letters words from 'spook'

KOP 9KOS 7
OOP 5OOS 3
OPS 5POO 5
POS 5SOP 5

2 letters words from 'spook'

KO 6OK 6
OO 2OP 4
OS 2PO 4
SO 2 

All 5 letters words made out of spook

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Definitions and meaning of spook

spook

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch spook (ghost), from Middle Dutch spooc (spook, ghost).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: spo͞ok, IPA(key): /spuːk/
  • Rhymes: -uːk

Noun

spook (plural spooks)

  1. (informal) A ghost or phantom.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:ghost
  2. A hobgoblin.
  3. (informal) A scare or fright.
  4. (espionage, slang) A spy.
  5. (slang, dated, derogatory, ethnic slur) A black person.
  6. (philosophy) A metaphysical manifestation; an artificial distinction or construct.
  7. (US, slang, medicine) A psychiatrist.
    • 1975, Robert O. Pasnau, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (page 124)
      Commonly, the surgeons view nonsurgeons with disdain. The most disdain is directed toward the “shrinks” or the “spooks,” as the psychiatrists are called.
  8. (blackjack, slang) A player who engages in hole carding by attempting to glimpse the dealer's hole card when the dealer checks under an ace or a 10 to see if a blackjack is present.

Translations

Verb

spook (third-person singular simple present spooks, present participle spooking, simple past and past participle spooked)

  1. (transitive) To frighten or make nervous (especially by startling).
  2. (intransitive) To become frightened (by something startling).
  3. (transitive) To haunt.

Translations

Derived terms

Further reading

  • ghost on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • Koops, SOKOP, Sopko

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch spook, from Middle Dutch spoke, spooc, from Proto-Germanic *spōk.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /spʊə̯k/

Noun

spook (plural spoke, diminutive spokie)

  1. ghost, phantom

Descendants

  • Northern Ndebele: isipoko
  • Xhosa: isiporho
  • Zulu: isipoki

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /spoːk/
  • Hyphenation: spook
  • Rhymes: -oːk

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch spoke, spooc, from spoke, spoocke, spoicke (wizardry, witchcraft), from Proto-Germanic *spōk. Further etymology unclear. Compare Middle Low German spôk; Low German spôk; Middle High German Spuch; modern High German Spuk.

Noun

spook n (plural spoken, diminutive spookje n)

  1. phantom, ghost
  2. spectre, horror, terror
  3. an imaginary horror, conceptual nightmare
  4. an annoying and intolerable woman
Synonyms
  • geest
  • fantoom
Derived terms
  • gootspook
  • nachtspook
  • spokenjager
  • spookambtenaar
  • spookdier
  • spookdorp
  • spookhuis
  • spookschip
  • spookslot
  • spookstad
  • spooktrein
  • spookuur
  • spookverhaal
  • spookwoord
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: spook
    • Northern Ndebele: isipoko
    • Xhosa: isiporho
    • Zulu: isipoki
  • English: spook
  • Papiamentu: spoki

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

spook

  1. first-person singular present indicative of spoken
  2. imperative of spoken

Middle English

Noun

spook

  1. Alternative form of spoke

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SPOOFING, an act of spoofing.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)