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ghostly

adjective ghost·ly \ˈgōst-lē\

: of or relating to a ghost : suggesting a ghost

ghost·li·erghost·li·est

Full Definition of GHOSTLY

1
:  of or relating to the soul :  spiritual
2
:  of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a ghost :  spectral
ghost·li·ness noun
ghostly adverb

Examples of GHOSTLY

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

First Known Use of GHOSTLY

before 12th century

Rhymes with GHOSTLY

GHOSTLINESS Defined for Kids

ghostly

adjective ghost·ly \ˈgōst-lē\
ghost·li·erghost·li·est

Definition of GHOSTLY for Kids

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

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