Thesaurus

phantoms

noun
plural of phantom

Synonyms of phantoms

the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people
  • Halloween is supposed to be a time when phantoms return to walk among us

Synonyms for phantoms

Words Related to phantoms

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about phantoms

Cite this Entry

“Phantoms.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/phantoms. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on phantoms

Nglish: Translation of phantoms for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of phantoms for Arabic Speakers

Comments on phantoms

What made you want to look up phantoms? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!