eerie links are beginning to crop up between the Long Island serial killer's victims.
I was trapped in an eerie artistic fifth dimension, feeling misty-eyed and heavy-limbed.
Typical of most old cemeteries, eerie carved-stone Angels of Death and other ghoulish figures adorn many of the tombstones.
An examination of the eerie similarities between Litchfield Prison and Agrestic.
He picks the Mojave as his center of inquiry, where things go to disappear, and out spins an eerie survey of the mythic landscape.
Deep snow, glittering with an eerie blue lustre, lay heavy on the high boundary wall.
A Night at an Inn is that peculiar novelty, an eerie and poetical melodrama.
Floodlights bathed the wire and cast an eerie glow over the mass of parked cars and persons jammed outside the fence.
Very dark and cold and eerie it was there, and he hurried across to his studio.
But my passing life, my eerie lonely life, is lived in my Two Dresses and none besides, and I need no more.
c.1300, "fearful, timid," north England and Scottish variant of Old English earg "cowardly, fearful," from Proto-Germanic *argaz (cf. Old Frisian erg "evil, bad," Middle Dutch arch "bad," Dutch arg, Old High German arg "cowardly, worthless," German arg "bad, wicked," Old Norse argr "unmanly, voluptuous," Swedish arg "malicious").
Sense of "causing fear because of strangeness" is first attested 1792. Related: Eerily. Finnish arka "cowardly" is a Germanic loan-word.