The definition of eerie is someone or something that is mysterious, frightening, spooky and creepy.(adjective)
An example of eerie is a dark and deserted house.
See eerie in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: N Eng dial & Scot < ME eri, filled with dread, prob. var. of erg, cowardly, timid < OE earg, akin to Ger arg, bad, wicked: for IE base see orchestra
See eerie in American Heritage Dictionary 4
or ee·ryadjective ee·ri·er, ee·ri·est
Origin: Middle English eri, fearful
Origin: , from Old English earg, cowardly.
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