[gohst-lee] /ˈgoʊst li/
adjective, ghostlier, ghostliest.
of, characteristic of, or resembling a ; phantasmal; spectral.
adjective -lier, -liest
of or resembling a ghost; spectral: a ghostly face appeared at the window
suggesting the presence of ghosts; eerie
(archaic) of or relating to the soul or spirit
Old English gastlic “spiritual, holy; clerical;” also “ghostly, spectral, pertaining to or characteristic of a ghost;” see ghost + -ly (1). Related: Ghostliness.
noun 1. (def 9). noun 1. any of various large pale moths of the family Hepialidae that are active at dusk
noun 1. a commercial fishing net that has been abandoned and then accidentally entangles and kills marine life.
- Ghost prisoner
noun 1. (informal) a prisoner, esp one held in US military capitivity, whose detention is not publicly acknowledged
[gohsts] /goʊsts/ noun 1. a play (1881) by Henrik Ibsen. [gohst] /goʊst/ noun 1. the soul of a dead person, a disembodied spirit imagined, usually as a vague, shadowy or evanescent form, as wandering among or haunting living persons. 2. a mere shadow or semblance; a trace: He’s a ghost of his former self. 3. […]