Spook

spook

1. A spirit; a ghost; an apparition; a hobgoblin.

Alternative forms: spuke.

2. (Science: zoology) The chimaera.

Origin: D. Spook; akin to G. Spuk, Sw. Spoke, Dan. Spogelse a specter, spoge to play, sport, joke, spog a play, joke.


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