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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an eerie, mysterious, or weird manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • uncannily human robots
  • Adjective : uncanny accuracy; an uncanny knack of foreseeing trouble. ,Uncanny sounds filled the house
  • Naef seemed to me in looks, sound, manner and phrase uncannily like a mezzo Dorothea Röschmann, and what could be better than that?
  • He gave her suddenly a guilty-looking grin, an expression uncannily like Bredon’s, caught taking two biscuits at once from the tin. for more
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