Oo Gallery will be hosting its 6th exhibition
Friday October 28th.
Entitled “spOok”, the show will display works from:
And many more….
We Hope you can join us.
What of spook?
1. Informal A ghost; a specter.
2. Slang A secret agent; a spy.
3. Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a Black person.
v. spooked, spook·ing, spooks Informal
1. To haunt.
2. To startle and cause nervous activity in; frighten: The news spooked investors, and stock prices fell.
To become frightened and nervous.
[Dutch, from Middle Dutch spooc.]
spook [spuːk] Informal
1. a ghost or a person suggestive of this
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US and Canadian a spy
vb (tr) US and Canadian
1. to frighten to spook horses to spook a person
2. (Spirituality, New Age, Astrology & Self-help / Alternative Belief Systems) (of a ghost) to haunt
[Dutch spook, from Middle Low German spōk ghost]
spook – someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric
creep, weirdie, weirdo, weirdy
disagreeable person, unpleasant person – a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
spook – a mental representation of some haunting experience; “he looked like he had seen a ghost”; “it aroused specters from his past”
ghost, specter, wraith, spectre, shade
fantasm, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, shadow, apparition – something existing in perception only; “a ghostly apparition at midnight”
spook – frighten or scare, and often provoke into a violent action; “The noise spooked the horse”
affright, fright, frighten, scare – cause fear in; “The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me”; “Ghosts could never affright her”
1. ghost, spirit, phantom, spectre, soul, shade (literary), manes, apparition, wraith, revenant, phantasm, eidolon She woke up to see a spook hovering over her bed.
2. (U.S. informal) spy, secret agent, double agent, secret service agent, undercover agent, mole, foreign agent, fifth columnist, nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang) a U.S. intelligence spook
frighten, alarm, scare, terrify, startle, intimidate, daunt, unnerve, petrify, scare (someone) stiff, put the wind up (someone)
(informal), scare the living daylights out of (someone)
(informal), make your hair stand on end (
informal), get the wind up, make your blood run cold, throw into a panic, scare the bejesus out of
(informal), affright (archaic), freeze your blood, make (someone) jump out of his skin (informal), throw into a fright But was it the wind that spooked her