eerie, eery

eerie, eery
[΄iəri] a ահարկու, ահազդու. մռայլ. սնահավատ

English-Armenian Dictionary. Բարաթյան Ն.Ռ. Անգլերեն-հայերեն Բառարան/— Yerevan. . 2011.

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  • Eery — Eerie Ee rie, Eery Ee ry, a. [Scotch, fr. AS. earh timid.] 1. Serving to inspire fear, esp. a dread of seeing ghosts; wild; weird; as, eerie stories. [1913 Webster] She whose elfin prancer springs By night to eery warblings. Tennyson. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eerie — Ee rie, Eery Ee ry, a. [Scotch, fr. AS. earh timid.] 1. Serving to inspire fear, esp. a dread of seeing ghosts; wild; weird; as, eerie stories. [1913 Webster] She whose elfin prancer springs By night to eery warblings. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eerie — or eery [ir′ē, ē′rē] adj. eerier, eeriest [N Eng dial & Scot < ME eri, filled with dread, prob. var. of erg, cowardly, timid < OE earg, akin to Ger arg, bad, wicked: for IE base see ORCHESTRA] 1. Now Rare timid or frightened; uneasy because …   English World dictionary

  • eerie — also eery adjective (eerier; est) Etymology: Middle English (northern dialect) eri Date: 14th century 1. chiefly Scottish affected with fright ; scared 2. so mysterious, strange, or unexpected as to send a chill up the spine < a coyote s eerie… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eery — adjective inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening an uncomfortable and eerie stillness in the woods an eerie midnight howl • Syn: ↑eerie • Similar to: ↑strange, ↑unusual • Derivation …   Useful english dictionary

  • eerie — eerily, adv. eeriness, n. /ear ee/, adj., eerier, eeriest. 1. uncanny, so as to inspire superstitious fear; weird: an eerie midnight howl. 2. Chiefly Scot. affected with superstitious fear. Also, eery. [1250 1300; ME eri, dial. var. of argh, OE… …   Universalium

  • eery — adjective see eerie …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • eery — /ear ee/, adj., eerier, eeriest. eerie. * * * …   Universalium

  • eerie — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. weird, uncanny. See fear. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. uncanny, ghostly, weird, spooky; see frightful 1 , uncanny . See Synonym Study at weird . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. weird, unsettling,… …   English dictionary for students

  • eery — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective See eerie …   English dictionary for students

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