Meaning of “eerie” in the English Dictionary

"eerie" in British English

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eerieadjective

uk /ˈɪə.ri/ us /ˈɪr.i/
eerily
adverb uk /ˈɪə.rəl.i/ us /ˈɪr.əl.i/

Her voice was eerily similar to her dead grandmother's.
eeriness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈɪə.ri.nəs/ us /ˈɪr.i.nəs/

(Definition of “eerie” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"eerie" in American English

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eerieadjective

us /ˈɪr·i/

strange in a frightening and mysterious way:

Dust lay thick on the furniture, and cobwebs formed eerie patterns in the shadowy corners.

(Definition of “eerie” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)