Examples of ghostly in a Sentence
A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.
Recent Examples of ghostly from the Web
The human choreography, a mixed bag, was most eloquent when stillness alternated with a ghostly minimalism.
Those holograms aren’t the only ghostly presences in the novel.
The work is mesmerizing: ghostly shots of a faded, beautiful woman who seems drawn to the camera, followed by uncomfortably close scenes of domestic dysfunction featuring the same woman.
If that’s not enough, the irritable Henry VIII is reported to rip through the hallways of Windsor Castle — pacing and groaning up a ghostly fervor.
The candlelight costumes of the ghostly showgirls reference the legendary Ziegfeld stars dressed by fantasists from Erte to Adrian.
The age-old technique, called silver point, produces glinting, ghostly figures.
In another nod to the show's obsession with pop culture of that era, the Duffers looked to Richard Greenberg, who created the ghostly screen title for Alien, another major influence on the series.
From afar, the clothes hang in a mass like a ghostly chandelier adorning the nave of the church.
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First Known Use of ghostly
before 12th century
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