ghost word

noun

: a word form never in established usage

Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ghost word was in 1887

Dictionary Entries Near ghost word

Cite this Entry

“Ghost word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ghost%20word. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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