WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
scar•y /ˈskɛri/USA pronunciation   adj.,  -i•er, -i•est. 
  1. causing fright or alarm:a scary roller-coaster ride.
  2. easily frightened;
    timid.
scar•i•ness, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
scar•y  (skârē),USA pronunciation adj.,  scar•i•er, scar•i•est. 
  1. causing fright or alarm.
  2. easily frightened;
    timid.
  • scare + -y1 1575–85


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

scary /ˈskɛərɪ/ adj (scarier, scariest) informal
  1. causing fear or alarm; frightening



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