ufology

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 ufology (audio) \ adjective, often capitalized U&F & 1st O
ufologist \ yü-​ˈfä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce ufology (audio) \ noun, often capitalized U&F & 1st O

Examples of ufology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bringing a sense of credibility to ufology mattered deeply to Doug. Anchorage Daily News, 5 Sep. 2021 In those early days of ufology, the classic story involved something in the skies seen by pilots or ordinary citizens. Joel Achenbach, Washington Post, 11 Aug. 2021 Painfully short when compared with some of the aspirational dreams of the faithful in ufology. Jazz Shaw, National Review, 26 June 2021 Hoffman recognizes that contemporary ufology still makes academics and scientists nervous. Mj Banias, Popular Mechanics, 2 July 2020 Hoffman recognizes that contemporary ufology still makes academics and scientists nervous. Mj Banias, Popular Mechanics, 2 July 2020 Hoffman recognizes that contemporary ufology still makes academics and scientists nervous. Mj Banias, Popular Mechanics, 2 July 2020 Hoffman recognizes that contemporary ufology still makes academics and scientists nervous. Mj Banias, Popular Mechanics, 2 July 2020 Hoffman recognizes that contemporary ufology still makes academics and scientists nervous. Mj Banias, Popular Mechanics, 2 July 2020

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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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The first known use of ufology was in 1959

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18 Sep 2021

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“Ufology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ufology. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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