Creepy vs. scary

Creepy: producing a nervous shivery apprehension1 Scary: causing fright2 “Creepy” is sometimes listed as a synonym for “scary”. I think something can be creepy without actually being scary, though. Let’s not start using words all willy-nilly. (Side note: “Willy-nilly” got a nice little squiggly red line under it. It suggested that I might actually mean … More Creepy vs. scary