Meaning of affright

af•fright

Pronunciation: (u-frīt'), [key]
— Archaic. Archaic.
—v.t.
  1. to frighten.
—n.
  1. sudden fear or terror; fright.
  2. a source of terror.
  3. the act of terrifying.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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