Definition of eerie
- a coyote's eerie howl
- the similarities were eerie
- the flames cast an eerie glow
The flames cast an eerie glow.
a land of eerie beauty
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: strange and mysterious
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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