Examples of ghoul in a Sentence
in Arabic folklore, ghouls could change their shapes but had one unchanging feature: donkey's hooves for feet
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But the ghoul in the White House shouldn't have stalked her, and neither should have The New York Times.
The park opens at 10:30 a.m. and at 7 p.m., the ghouls come out.
But the lone actress playing a man-killing English ghoul was so inspiring in her attempts to raise the energy level that I was delighted, amused, and, briefly, spooked.
In 1997, greeted by the ghouls on the Charlotte Coliseum court on Halloween, Charlotte Hornet guard Muggsy Bogues runs out onto the court to the cheers of the fans.
Headlining ghouls include DJ Snake, Porter Robinson, Wiz Khalifa, Steve Angello and Big Gigantic.
Eventually, though, someone will descend to the red sands of Mars to confront the ghoul that lurks there.
Ghost, a Swedish band also known as Ghost B.C. in the U.S., has a kind of anti-pope figure fronting the band and a gang of masked ghouls in demonic ecclesiastical robes backing him.
Exhausted from the West Wing circus of misfits, clowns, and ghouls—
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Origin and Etymology of ghoul
First Known Use: 1786See Words from the same year
Synonymscacodemon, devil, fiend, ghost, demon, ghoulie, imp, shaitan
Related Wordshag [archaic], lamia, vampire; incubus, nightmare, succubus; afreet (or afrit), genie, jinni (or jinn also djinni or djinn); apparition, banshee, bogey (also bogie or bogy), bugbear, familiar, familiar spirit, genius, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, vision, wraith; brownie, dwarf, elf, faerie (also faery), fairy, fay, gnome, goblin, gremlin, hobgoblin, kobold, leprechaun, pixie (also pixy), puck, sprite, troll; monster, ogre
GHOUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ghoul for English Language Learners
: an evil creature in frightening stories that robs graves and eats dead bodies
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