Thursday, August 27, 2009

see weird

One entry found.

Main Entry: ee·rie
Variant(s): also ee·ry \ˈir-ē\
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): ee·ri·er; ee·ri·est
Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect) eri
Date: 14th century
1 chiefly Scottish : affected with fright : scared
2 : so mysterious, strange, or unexpected as to send a chill up the spine (a coyote's eerie howl) (the similarities were eerie); also : seemingly not of earthly origin (the flames cast an eerie glow)

synonyms see weird

— ee·ri·ly \ˈir-ə-lē\ adverb

— ee·ri·ness \ˈir-ē-nəs\ noun

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