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scary

scar·y

scary

 
 
pronunciation:
skeI ri
part of speech: adjective
inflections: scarier, scariest
definition: causing fear; frightening.
I don't like hearing scary stories at night.
 
synonyms:
frightening
similar words:
eerie, fearful, frightful, horrible, monstrous
derivation: scariness (n.)