ufology

[yoo-fol-uh-jee]

Origin of ufology

First recorded in 1955–60; UFO + -logy
Related formsu·fo·log·i·cal [yoo-fuh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌyu fəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveu·fol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ufologist

ufology

noun
  1. the study of UFOs
Derived Formsufologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for ufologist

ufology

n.

1959, from UFO + -logy.

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