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ˈɪər ieerie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eerieadjective

    suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious

    "an eerie feeling of deja vu"

  2. eerie, eeryadjective

    inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening

    "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"

Wiktionary

  1. eerieadjective

    strange, weird, fear-inspiring.

    The eerie sounds seemed to come from the graveyard after midnight.

    Etymology: From eri, from earg. Akin to ergh, argh from the same source.

  2. eerieadjective

    fearful, timid.

    Etymology: From eri, from earg. Akin to ergh, argh from the same source.

Wikipedia

  1. Eerie

    Eerie was an American magazine of horror comics introduced in 1966 by Warren Publishing. Like Mad, it was a black-and-white magazine intended for newsstand distribution and did not submit its stories to the comic book industry's voluntary Comics Code Authority. Each issue's stories were introduced by the host character, Cousin Eerie. Its sister publications were Creepy and Vampirella.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eerieadjective

    alt. of Eery

Freebase

  1. Eerie

    Eerie was an American magazine of horror comics introduced in 1966 by Warren Publishing. Like Mad, it was a black-and-white newsstand publication in a magazine format and thus did not require the approval or seal of the Comics Code Authority. Each issue's stories were introduced by the host character, Cousin Eerie. Its sister publications were Creepy and Vampirella.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Eerie

    Eery, ē′ri, adj. exciting fear: weird: affected with fear: timorous.—adv. Ee′rily.—n. Ee′riness (Scot.). [M. E. arh, eri—A.S. earg, timid.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eerie in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eerie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of eerie in a Sentence

  1. Demetrius Freeman:

    The town felt eerie.

  2. Hanan Vazanio:

    It got really quiet at some point, almost like there was no one downtown, it was kind of eerie.

  3. Photographer Johnny Joo:

    It felt cold, rather empty and eerie – not so much a creepy eerie but a more interesting one, i knew Mike Tyson had once just hung out here and now I stood staring down everything that had been left behind.

  4. Markus Buehler:

    It's unusual and eerie and scary, but ultimately beautiful.

  5. Douglas Hostadter:

    It turns out that an eerie type of chaos can lurk just behind a facade of order -- and yet, deep inside the chaos lurks an even eerier type of order.

Images & Illustrations of eerie

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