Associations to the word «Fright»

Pictures for the word «Fright»


FRIGHT, noun. A state of terror excited by the sudden appearance of danger; sudden and violent fear, usually of short duration; a sudden alarm.
FRIGHT, noun. Anything strange, ugly or shocking, producing a feeling of alarm or aversion.
FRIGHT, verb. (archaic) to frighten
FRIGHT WIG, noun. A wig, usually worn for humorous or novelty effect, having voluminous, frizzy, long hair, suggesting the hair "standing on end" of a person who is extremely frightened or who has experienced a powerful electric shock.

Dictionary definition

FRIGHT, noun. An emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight).
FRIGHT, verb. Cause fear in; "The stranger who hangs around the building frightens me"; "Ghosts could never affright her".

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