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Definition of "eldritch" [el•dritch]

  • Strange or unearthly; eerie. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eldritch" in a sentence
  • "Like bitter juice scratched in eldritch patience and dried on vellum skin. plethora convoluted diadem"
  • "Berwin gave a kind of eldritch shriek and stepped back a pace, as though to place himself on his guard."
  • "And the woman, whose voice had risen to a kind of eldritch sing-song, turned with a skip, and was gone."
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