Quick answer
"Creepy" is an adjective which is often translated as "escalofriante", and "spooky" is an adjective which is often translated as "espeluznante". Learn more about the difference between "creepy" and "spooky" below.
creepy(
kri
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pi
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (scary)
a. escalofriante
All of a sudden a creepy voiced asked, "Who goes there?"De repente una voz escalofriante preguntó, "¿Quién anda ahí?"
The camp counselor would scare the kids with his creepy stories.El monitor de campamento asustaba a los niños con sus cuentos escalofriantes.
b. espeluznante
It was a bad idea to spend the night in the woods. It was all dark and creepy.Fue mala idea pasar la noche en el bosque. Todo estaba oscuro y era espeluznante.
2. (repugnant)
a. repugnante
Teachers flirting with students is creepy.Es repugnante que los profesores coqueteen con alumnos.
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spooky(
spu
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ki
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. espeluznante
I couldn't sleep after we read that spooky story.Después de que leímos aquel espeluznante cuento, no pude dormir.
There's something spooky about the abandoned cabin in the woods.Hay algo espeluznante acerca de la cabaña abandonada en el bosque.
b. terrorífico
That abandoned house on the hill is really spooky.Esa casa abandonada de la colina es verdaderamente terrorífica.
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