adjective, ee·ri·er, ee·ri·est.
Origin of eerie
Related formsee·ri·ly, adverbee·ri·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for eerily
The inauguration had to be held in the fortified Kremlin, surrounded by an eerily quiet city.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The house was eerily silent on a Friday morning after a huge party.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each of the women had eerily similar stories that they offered to share on the stand.
You could not order a taxi; the streets of Juarish were eerily deserted.
The video was filmed before the massive violence that convulsed Kiev this week, but its message is eerily prescient.
They sounded like small working sounds, blending in eerily mysterious fashion with a chorus of small voices.Houlihan's Equation|Walt Sheldon
Eerily it tripped and chimed and lilted to its close, and the Maestro swung about and faced them, smiling still, quizzically.The Happy Venture|Edith Ballinger Price
The ship was eerily silent, dropping with a rising scream as the atmosphere touched the hull.A World is Born|Leigh Douglass Brackett
The owl came so silently and so eerily that, somehow, it seemed to have materialized out of thin air.Swamp Cat|James Arthur Kjelgaard
The half-moon curtains of rock that so eerily resembled eyelids, blinked heavily.The Planetoid of Peril|Paul Ernst