Meaning of uncannily in English:


Pronunciation /ʌnˈkanɪli/

Translate uncannily into Spanish


  • In a strange or mysterious way, especially one that is unsettling.

    ‘Bobby looks uncannily like his father’
    • ‘Eliot's illness uncannily mirrored his wife's’
    • ‘The idea is to reveal how animals can seem uncannily human.’
    • ‘Eliot's illness uncannily mirrored his wife's.’
    • ‘The artists lit them against black backdrops to create uncannily accurate portraits.’
    • ‘Despite these differences, their exhibitions are uncannily complementary.’
    • ‘The passage from St. Augustine uncannily prefigures the couplet of Hafiz which I quoted above.’