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ghostly

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adjective, ghost·ly \ˈgōst-lē\

Simple Definition of ghostly

  • : of or relating to a ghost : suggesting a ghost

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ghostly

ghostlierghostliest

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the soul :  spiritual

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a ghost :  spectral

ghostliness noun
ghostly adverb

Examples of ghostly in a sentence

  1. A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of ghostly

before 12th century

Rhymes with ghostly


GHOSTLY Defined for Kids

ghostly

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adjective ghost·ly \ˈgōst-lē\

Definition of ghostly for Students

ghostlierghostliest

  1. :  of, relating to, or like a ghost <… there were ghostly eyes intently fixed upon him … — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol>




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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of "ghostly"


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