Synonyms and Antonyms of poltergeist
the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people
- We thought a poltergeist was knocking dishes off the shelves, but it turned out to just be vibrations from passing trains.
apparition, bogey (also bogie), familiar spirit, ghost, materialization, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, sprite, vision, visitant, wraith
angel, familiar, genie, genius, jinni (or jinn)
double, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), fetch
incubus, lamia, succubus, vampire, zombie (also zombi)
demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, ghoul, imp