Definitions

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  • noun A haunted house.
  • noun slang A headquarters for intelligence agents.

Etymologies

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From spook +‎ house.

Examples

  • The net effect is to make the villains appear to be monsters that pop out at pre-determined moments in a carnival spookhouse ride, do their business, and then disappear into the darkness without explanation.

    THE STRANGERS | Obsessed With Film

  • A cool idea using the foam… The rest of the site is worth taking a look at .. lots of cool / creative halloween spookhouse ideas.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Make some crazy long scary arms for Halloween

  • Ben is a relatively famous author who has come back to write a book (this is a King story, after all); and this nonfiction literary endeavor looks like it will center around the decrepit spookhouse up on the hill.

    Salem's Lot

  • So now you get to spend the rest of the night in the back yard of a spookhouse.

    Werehunter

  • It stood this morning in all its decrepit glory, more a Halloween spookhouse than a future center of culture and nostalgia.

    Say No to Murder

  • It stood this morning in all its decrepit glory, more a Halloween spookhouse than a future center of culture and nostalgia.

    Say No to Murder

  • The spookhouse will present the second and final weekend of

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  • It's an excellent spookhouse, especially for the ears.

    Cathode Tan

  • While the idea of holding a spookhouse in March might seem odd, there's a method to Raycliff Manor co-owner Kelly Allen's madness.

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  • At first a menacing presence, she resolves into something of a deus ex machina, providing at least one of the visiting couples with an outside chance of surviving this benighted mess of a spookhouse.

    PegasusNews.com stories

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