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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Something strange or gloomy causing fear or uneasiness.

Usage examples (34)
  • Adjective, : an eerie midnight howl
  • But recall the eery similarities between Tucson and this utterly chilling episode from last year.
  • It was pretty amazing and kind of eery seeing it unexpectedly.
  • Now he displayed toward the Englishman and the Scot a kind of eery, distant graciousness. for more
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