What does eerie mean?

Definitions for eerie
ˈɪər ieerie

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eerie(adj)

    suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious

    "an eerie feeling of deja vu"

  2. eerie, eery(adj)

    inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening

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

Wiktionary

  1. eerie(Adjective)

    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. eerie(Adjective)

    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. Eerie(adj)

    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. The Warriors:

    Some of the fans were cheering when it happened, and I think the Raptors players understood how serious it was and they sort of quieted the crowd, there was just a couple minutes there where it all seemed so eerie and strange, and it took maybe a little bit for both teams to collect themselves.

  2. Michelle McKeown of Oakland:

    It feels eerie, apocalyptic and frightening, i've lived in Bay Area since 1988 and never experienced such doom coming from the sky.

  3. Omar Salih:

    I've seen some horrible accidents, people that have no clue about mines are getting blown up by them. It's an eerie thing to witness but it gives us a sense of duty to clear areas.

  4. Ed Mis:

    It looks fake, it looks unreal, it's dark on the inside of my house. It can be a little eerie, a little frightening.

  5. 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.

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