Definition of ufology in English:

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Pronunciation: /juːˈfɒlədʒi/


[mass noun]
The study of UFOs.
Example sentences
  • However, would it possible to assume that the entire science of ufology is nothing but a mere secretive component of the real story of flying objects?
  • In her study of ufology, Jodi Dean comments that the discourse of ufologists claims to be reasonable, ‘but everyone else finds what they are saying incomprehensible.’
  • There in the thin desert air, as confused reports were confirmed and then abruptly denied, the study of UFOs, or ufology, was born.



Example sentences
  • Would you say that the experience you underwent in Pampa Lluscuma was more of a spiritual than a ufological event?
  • Once again the title of the film serves as a vehicle for the introduction of ufological terminology into the public lexicon.
  • The text that follows is a summary of ‘A.A.A. Bologna's ufological deriving report’.


Pronunciation: /juːˈfɒlədʒɪst/
Example sentences
  • Colombian ufologists are calling it ‘a UFO wave without precedence.’
  • According to Mexican ufologists Ana Luisa Cid and Alfonso Salazar, ‘the UFO made motions to both the left and the right above the crowd.’
  • Also on Wednesday, April 9, 2003, according to ufologist Jose Escamilla, a cylindrical UFO was seen dodging American anti-aircraft bursts while flying over Baghdad.

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