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eerier, comparative; eeriest, superlative;
  1. Strange and frightening
    • - an eerie green glow in the sky

  1. suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious; "an eerie feeling of deja vu"
  2. inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening; "an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods"; "an eerie midnight howl"
  3. Eerie was an American magazine of horror comics introduced in 1966 by Warren Publishing. Like Mad, it was a black-and-white newsstand publication in a magazine format and thus did not require the approval or seal of the Comics Code Authority. ...
  4. Eerie is a one-shot horror comic book cover-dated January 1947 and published by Avon Periodicals as Eerie #1. Its creative team includes (among others) Joe Kubert and Fred Kida. The book's contents comprise six full-length horror feature stories and a 2-page humorous tale. ...
  5. strange, weird, fear-inspiring; fearful, timid
  6. (eerieness) Alternative spelling of eeriness
  7. saved her father Tectaphus 2, who was in prison, by letting him suckle the milk from her own breast [for a similar case see also Xanthippe 2] [Nonn.26.121ff.].
  8. strange and frightening. "It was downright eerie the way he always got to the spot the kite would land before the kite did, as if he had some sort of inner compass” (52).
  9. Frighted, haunted, dreading spirits.