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Definition of eerie adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    eerie

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈɪri//
     
     
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  1. 1strange, mysterious, and frightening synonym uncanny
  2. 2 an eerie yellow light I found the silence underwater really eerie.
NAmE//ˈɪrəli//
 
adverb
 
noun [uncountable]
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