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[gohst-lee] /ˈgoʊst li/

adjective, ghostlier, ghostliest.
of, characteristic of, or resembling a ; phantasmal; spectral.
Literary. .
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.


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