A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
also scarey, "terrifying," 1580s, from scare (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "easily frightened, subject to scares" is from 1800. Related: Scarier; scariest.
Very good; first-rate: And there are some pretty scary community players out there; it's not as if just anyone can come in and play (1990s+ Musicians)