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eerie

ee·rie (ee·ry)

eerie (eery)

 
pronunciation:
i ri
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: eerier, eeriest
definition: mysterious and frightening; weird.
Eerie laughter was coming from the rooms upstairs.We witnessed an eerie light in the sky.
synonyms:
mysterious, spooky, unearthly, weird
similar words:
chilling, creepy, ghostly, odd, preternatural, scary, spectral, strange, uncanny, unnatural
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derivations: eerily (adv.), eeriness (n.)