eerier eerier

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) suggestive of the supernatural; mysterious
  2. (adj) inspiring a feeling of fear; strange and frightening

Usage(s):

  1. He is fond of such tricks as introducing a kind of Latin double-talk for his eerier characters.
  2. The samisen sounded across the plains eerier than any coyote's howl.
  3. Malkovich's Teutonic twittering soon palls; he was funnier, and eerier, when he was being John Malkovich.

Quotes

  1. Watson said the result was "a bit darker" than previous Potter films. "It has a much colder, eerier feel to it."
    on May 30, 2004 By: Emma Watson Source: CTV.ca

  2. Sayles, according to a Los Angeles Times article, viewed America's 1898 war with Spain over the Philippines as an "eerier precursor of US military exploits in Vietnam" and at the same time "fascinated by the last gasp of Reconstruction - the...
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: John Sayles Source: Manila Bulletin

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