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Meaning of UNCANNY

Pronunciation:  un'kanee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  beyond what is natural; "his uncanny sense of direction"; (`unco' is chiefly Scottish)
  2. [adj]  suggesting the operation of supernatural influences; "an eldritch screech"; "the three weird sisters"; "stumps...had uncanny shapes as of monstrous creatures"- John Galsworthy; "an unearthly light"; "he could hear the unearthly scream of some curlew piercing the din"- Henry Kingsley
 

UNCANNY is a 7 letter word that starts with U.

 

 Synonyms: eldritch, supernatural, unco, unearthly, unnatural, weird
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Un*can"ny\, a.
Not canny; unsafe; strange; weird; ghostly. --Sir W. Scott.
-- {Un*can"ni*ness}, n. --G. Eliot.

 

 

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