noun, often capitalized U&F & 1st O
ufol·​o·​gy | \ yü-ˈfä-lə-jē How to pronounce ufology (audio) \

Definition of ufology

: the study of unidentified flying objects

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Other Words from ufology

ufological \ ˌyü-​fə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce ufological (audio) \ adjective, often capitalized U&F & 1st O
ufologist \ yü-​ˈfä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce ufologist (audio) \ noun, often capitalized U&F & 1st O

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D'Antonio explains that ufology is the research of UFOs, and not an actual science. Chelsea Hofmann, azcentral, "International UFO Congress holds 28th annual conference in downtown Phoenix," 8 Sep. 2019 Greer first met Ata’s owner at a Spanish ufology conference in 2009. Ben Guarino, BostonGlobe.com, "This tiny skeleton found in Chile might look like an alien’s, but genetics studies are uncovering the tragic, true story," 23 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of ufology

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ufology

UFO + -logy

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