adjective \ˈgōst-lē\

: of or relating to a ghost : suggesting a ghost


Full Definition of GHOSTLY

:  of or relating to the soul :  spiritual
:  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


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