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ee·rie

eerie

 
pronunciation:
i ri
part of speech: adjective
inflections: eerier, eeriest
definition: mysterious and frightening; weird.
He heard eerie laughter in the dark forest.
synonyms:
mysterious, weird
similar words:
chilling, creepy, ghostly, odd, scary, strange, uncanny, unnatural
derivations: eerily (adv.), eeriness (n.)