Comparative: eldritcher, more eldritch
Superlative: eldritchest, most eldritch
Approximative: eldritchish

Strange; fearful; weird; eerie.


Bruno prehardened his mind not to be frightened like some kind of cowardly milksop. After all, he had endured an encounter with a luminous phantom in an eldritch old cellar last month. And he also heroically overcame his own kidnapping! (Source: J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.)

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Julion Okram's Word Explainer is a concise dictionary of uncommon, less standard and expert words appearing in mystery thrillers and science fiction adventures. It contains little-known or fictional geographical names, scientific terms, slang, professional jargons, archaisms, dialects, neologisms, composite expressions, etc⋅. Find word definitions, alternative meanings, occasional notes about etymology and stems, and story-related contextual remarks. The entire vocabulary is searchable online. Readers wishing to go offline or have a printed reference at hand can download this full glossary as a wordbook in PDF format.