Examples of ghostly in a Sentence
A ghostly figure appears in the house at night.
Recent Examples of ghostly from the Web
The komungo’s frets allow for dramatic and expressive bends, creating a ghostly sound, and Kim is a meditative master of the difficult instrument.
Avoiding them will only cause ghostly presences to haunt the future you.
The answer instead revolves around taking a chance, and dancing with a re-creation of Kira in a ghostly ballroom.
Jefferson Davis slips in and out of Varina, an almost ghostly presence.
All the action takes place online in the digital, ghostly underworld.
In the realm of celebrity, ghostly run-ins are becoming as ubiquitous as the Stuart Weitzman Nudist.
Sitting here looking at the ghostly shell of Trump Plaza is like the final word, showing once and for all that the casinos were not the savior.
Of the Castle Bunratty and the roaring O’Briens and the ghostly cries of those dragged by wild horses.
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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
- … there were ghostly eyes intently fixed upon him …
- —Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
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