Examples of ghostly in a Sentence
A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.
Recent Examples of ghostly from the Web
The ghostly image of Samuel Beckett’s face in a window is the only indication of Becketts Kopf’s location.
On one screen, a cartoonish monkey avatar can be seen from the back, ambling slowly down what looks like a bowling lane towards a ghostly, translucent cube.
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Before 12th Century
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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