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[()·]
obake
noun

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[()·()·]
obake

Root Words:

[お + ()·]
o + bake

English Meaning(s) for お化け

noun
  1. goblin; monster; demon
  2. ghost; apparition
  3. something that's unusually large

Definition and Synonyms for お化け

Spook a mental representation of some haunting experience
Synonyms: ガイスト, ゴースト, 亡者, 亡霊, 亡魂, 亡き魂, お化け, 化け物, 妖怪, 妖異, 妖魔, 幻影, 幽霊, 幽鬼, 幽魂, 怪物, 悪霊, 死霊, 物の怪, 生き霊, , , , , 魑魅, 魔物
Apparition the appearance of a ghostlike figure
Synonyms: 亡霊, 出現, お化け, 変化, 変化, 妖怪, 妖魔, 幻姿, 幽霊, 怨霊, 魔物
Monster an imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts
Synonyms: モンスター, お化け, 化け物, 化身, 妖怪, 妖異, 妖魔, 巨獣, 幽鬼, 怪物, 怪獣, 怪異, , , 魑魅, 魔物
Hob a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
Synonyms: お化け, 化生, 化生, 変化, 変化, 妖精, 魔物
Ghost the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
Synonyms: ゴースト, 亡霊, 亡魂, お化け, 化け物, 幽霊, 幽鬼, 悪霊, 死霊, 物の怪, , , ,
Monstrosity a person or animal that is markedly unusual or deformed
Synonyms: モンスター, お化け, 化け物, 変種, 変わり種, 奇形, 怪異, 異類異形

Meanings for each kanji in お化け

change; take the form of; influence; enchant; delude; -ization Kanji Details »

Categories お化け is a member of

Apparition something existing in perception only
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Appearance the event of coming into sight
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Evil Spirit a spirit tending to cause harm
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Mutation an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration
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Psyche the immaterial part of a person
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Imaginary Creature a creature of the imagination
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Sample Sentences for お化け

The haunted house? I won't be able to sleep at night.
It is said the house is haunted.
That old house is thought to be haunted.
The first time I held my girlfriend's hand was in the haunted house.
She felt as if she had seen a ghost.

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