What does eerie mean?

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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. 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.

  2. Joel Salinas:

    It’s almost like all of the physical sensations that I’ve been mirroring just kind of go away, like having been in a room where there’s an air conditioner running in the background and then it just stops. And there’s this eerie silence.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    Well, what's happening in the 1930s is happening in western China today. There are eerie, eerie similarities between the two, and hosting the Olympic Games — as the Germans were able to do in 1936 — gave great credibility to that regime, we ought not to permit that to happen. The International Olympic Committee has a responsibility to make sure that host for these games deserve it.

  4. Battalion Chief Notte:

    Everything shut down when we found her, we all lined up. And you could hear a pin drop on a construction site, which is just eerie, and amazing and beautiful all in one.

  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.

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