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or ee·ry  (îr′ē)
adj. ee·ri·er, ee·ri·est
1. Inspiring inexplicable fear, dread, or uneasiness; strange and frightening. See Synonyms at weird.
2. Scots Frightened or intimidated by superstition.

[Middle English eri, fearful, from Old English earg, cowardly.]

ee′ri·ly adv.
ee′ri·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eery - inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"
strange, unusual - being definitely out of the ordinary and unexpected; slightly odd or even a bit weird; "a strange exaltation that was indefinable"; "a strange fantastical mind"; "what a strange sense of humor she has"


or eery
Of a mysteriously strange and usually frightening nature:
Informal: spooky.
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It was while bending over them, examining, that again he heard the eery chant.
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An eery, stunned silence drifted through the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on April 6 2014, as fans tried to make sense of what they had just witnessed.
BBC's Merlin was filmed there, as was Doctor Who, the Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy, and the 2012 epic Wrath of the Titans due to its now "eery" appearance and "Wild West atmosphere".
Silent, eery and slightly grainy Super-8 captures the wilted flowers and rain-swept signs on the makeshift memorial that popped up on the campus drill field.
It's eery silent, with the snow muffling all sounds apart for your feet crunching along, and the occasional thump of a branch dropping fresh powder on the forest floor.
Viewers are taken on a journey with half-brothers Greg and Wirt, who are lost inside a forest called "the unknown" and encounter many a magical and eery creature along the way.
"Even in the Championship you come up against some good sides, so you know you have to perform eery game."