ghost word

noun

Definition of ghost word

: a word form never in established usage

First Known Use of ghost word

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of ghost word was in 1887

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“Ghost word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ghost%20word. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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