Definition of spookiness in English:



  • See spooky

    • ‘That sort of added to the spookiness of the film-making.’
    • ‘It is a shame that this material was cut out of the picture; it sounds very intriguing, and could have added a layer of spookiness and mysticism that could only have enriched the final product.’
    • ‘And while the ghosts, like the original, have spookiness and atmosphere to spare, they have nothing else.’
    • ‘In addition, the new Asian horror movies blend their supernatural spookiness seamlessly into modern contexts.’
    • ‘It almost seems too emotionally manipulative for a horror show, it doesn't truly rely on scares or spookiness, just loss and pain and the suggestion of mental illness.’