Examples of ghostly in a Sentence
A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.
Recent Examples of ghostly from the Web
Two ghostly white ovals pop up and float on the screen.
On clear nights, the velvety black sky is sprayed with stars and hung with greenish garlands of ghostly northern lights.
What is permanent is the ghostly presence of the many stars who have graced its stage.
These days, Diplo’s hair is bleached a ghostly shade of white and long enough to pull back into a bun.
Baez has covered the gallery walls in fabulously lush, obsessively intricate drawings of dark women with cascades of living hair, the ghostly descendants of African, Latina and Caribbean great-great-grandmothers and goddesses.
At first, the ghostly sightings are benign, but then the spirit asks to move into the doll.
Inset geode halves, turquoise cabochons along with seed beads of black, blue, turquoise, white and gray fill the contours of an otherwise ghostly type figure - the hollow skull of a longhorn bull’s head.
To relieve John of ghostly status has been liberating.
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First Known Use of ghostly
before 12th century
GHOSTLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ghostly for English Language Learners
: of or relating to a ghost : suggesting a ghost
GHOSTLY Defined for Kids
Definition of ghostly for Students
: of, relating to, or like a ghost … there were ghostly eyes intently fixed upon him … — Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
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