Wikidiffcom vs Spook - What's the difference?
As a noun spook is
a spirit returning to haunt a place.
As a verb spook is
to scare or frighten.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
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A spirit returning to haunt a place.
A ghost or an apparition.
- The visit to the old cemetery brought scary visions of spooks and ghosts.
(espionage) A spy.
* 2009 , "Spies like them", BBC News Magazine (online), 24 July 2009:
- The building was haunted by a couple of spooks .
* 2012 , The Economist, Oct 13th 2012,
- From Ian Fleming to John Le Carre - authors have long been fascinated by the world of espionage. But, asks the BBC’s Gordon Corera, what do real life spooks make of fictional spies?
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A scare or fright.
- The congressional study frets that Huawei’s and ZTE’s products could be used as Trojan horses by Chinese spooks .
(dated, pejorative) A black person.
- The big spider gave me a spook .
* See also
To scare or frighten.
To startle or frighten an animal
- The movement in the bushes spooked the deer and they ran.
* spook out