Examples of ghostly in a Sentence
A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.
Recent Examples of ghostly from the Web
An old lady’s ghostly form seems to lurk in darkened corners, disappearing when the light comes on.
Cars have backed up on Robbins Pond Road for over 50 years trying to see the phenomenon speculated to be a ghostly apparition, the Northern Lights or extraterrestrial beings.
His sculptures evoke ghostly figures and address issues of race and power.
Made entirely from wire mesh, the massive buildings rise from the vast campgrounds of the annual festival like ghostly figures that are at once material and immaterial.
The outcome is razor-sharp black-and-white images—in Ms Kung’s case, of landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge or La Scala opera house in Milan—against a ghostly black background.
Brazil, of course, lost the final 3-0, and Ronaldo was nothing more than a ghostly parody of the explosive genius fans had become accustomed to.
There's something almost holy about its smooth intro, and his growling synth take over goes great with that ghostly horn.
Hamlet Murder, madness and ghostly visitations stalk Denmark in Shakespeare’s tragedy, now in a Marin Shakespeare production, as a young prince wrestles with his philosophy and filial obligation.
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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
- … there were ghostly eyes intently fixed upon him …
- —Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
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