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Saturday April 29, 2017

Uncanny (uhn-KAN-ee)

Strange in a marvelous way, beyond what is normally expected, uniquely amazing, extraordinary

Usage Examples

  • He has the uncanny ability to attract the most beautiful girls, even though he is just average looking.
  • I have an uncanny resemblance with my neighbor. Everyone thinks we are sisters.

Word Usage Tip

Uncanny does not have a pin pointed definition and can be used to describe anything that is extraordinary, strange, or even uniquely amazing.

  • During his NBA career, Michael Jordan displayed uncanny basketball skills.

THINK... how can you use uncanny in a conversation today?

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