HyperDic: eerie

English > 2 senses of the word eerie:
ADJECTIVEalleeriesuggestive of the supernatural
alleerie, eeryinspiring a feeling of fear
eerie > pronunciation
Soundsih'riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > eerie: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSuggestive of the supernatural; mysterious.
Example"an eerie feeling of deja vu"
Broadersupernaturalnot existing in nature or subject to explanation according to natural laws
Spanishmisterioso
English > eerie: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaninginspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening.
Examples
  • "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"
  • "an eerie midnight howl"
Synonymeery
Broaderstrange, unusualdefinitely out of the ordinary and unexpected
Spanishespeluznante, extraño, misterioso

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