Simple Definition of ghostly
: of or relating to a ghost : suggesting a ghost
Examples of ghostly
A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of ghostly
before 12th century
GHOSTLY Defined for Kids
Definition of ghostly
: of, relating to, or like a ghost <… there were ghostly eyes intently fixed upon him … — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol>
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