Part of speech: adjective

Causing or affected by fear or awe; weird.

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Usage examples "eery":

  1. " I have- er- have a great desire to so behold her at some future time," answered Pan, with one of his eery laughs, and I could almost see hoofs through the raw hide of his shoes. - "The Golden Bird", Maria Thompson Daviess.
  2. Rain had fallen throughout the day, and now heavy clouds drifted overhead, while a chilly breeze shook an eery sighing out of the firs behind him. - "The League of the Leopard", Harold Bindloss.
  3. In the eery light a well- furnished living room was revealed. - "When the Sleepers Woke", Arthur Leo Zagat.