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Meaning of EERIE

Pronunciation:  'eeree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  so strange as to inspire a feeling of fear; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"
  2. [adj]  suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious; "an eerie feeling of deja vu"

EERIE is a 5 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: eery, spooky, strange, unnatural, unusual



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ee"rie\, Eery \Ee"ry\, a. [Scotch, fr. AS. earh timid.]
1. Serving to inspire fear, esp. a dread of seeing ghosts;
   wild; weird; as, eerie stories.

         She whose elfin prancer springs By night to eery
         warblings.                            --Tennyson.

2. Affected with fear; affrighted. --Burns.

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