Creepy and Terrifying


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Creepy adjective – Fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic.
Usage example: a fascinating but creepy stage show by an offbeat magician

Terrifying is a synonym for creepy in disturbing topic. In some cases you can use "Terrifying" instead an adjective "Creepy", when it comes to topics like nasty, frightening.
Nearby Words: creep, creeping, creeper
Synonyms for Creepy


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Terrifying adjective – Causing fear.
Usage example: heard a terrifying noise coming from the next room

Creepy is a synonym for terrifying. You can use "Creepy" instead an adjective "Terrifying".
Nearby Words: terrify, terrified
Synonyms for Terrifying

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  • Once upon a time, Princess Shireen had a terrifying and creepy friend named Patchface who nonsensically blathered on about what he knows of the goings on under the sea.
  • Foxcatcher, where he played the extremely creepy and terrifying millionaire John du Pont.
  • It's a Wonderful Failure Which was nothing compared to the terrifying and creepy ending (in a campy GWAR-ish kind of way) you would get if you were to let the darkness take over you...
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