ghost of a chance

Definition of ghost of a chance

  1. :  any chance at all He doesn't have/stand a ghost of a chance of winning.

Word by Word Definitions

ghostplay
  1. :  the seat of life or intelligence :  soul

    :  a disembodied soul

    :  the soul of a dead person believed to be an inhabitant of the unseen world or to appear to the living in bodily likeness

  1. :  to haunt like a ghost

    :  ghostwrite

    :  to abruptly cut off all contact with (someone, such as a former romantic partner) by no longer accepting or responding to phone calls, instant messages, etc.

chanceplay
  1. :  something that happens unpredictably without discernible human intention or observable cause

    :  the assumed impersonal purposeless determiner of unaccountable happenings :  luck

    :  the fortuitous or incalculable element in existence :  contingency

  1. :  to take place, come about, or turn out by chance :  happen

    :  to have the good or bad luck

    :  to come or light by chance


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holding stubbornly to a belief or view

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