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  Definition of ghost
  1. a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
  2. a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
  3. the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
  4. a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
  5. write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
  6. haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"
  7. move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
Similar Words: shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre, touch, trace, ghostwriter, ghostwrite, haunt, obsess

 

Hyponyms: poltergeist, revenant

 

Derivational Morphology: spook, haunt, obsess, ghostwrite, ghostwriter, shade, wraith, specter, spectre, obsession, fixation

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: spook   Albanian: fantazmë  
Catalan: fantasma   Danish: spøgelse  
Dutch: geest   Esperanto: spirito  
Finnish: aave   French: fantôme  
German: Gespenst   Hindi: भूत  
Hungarian: kísértet   Italian: fantasma  
Lithuanian: viduoklis   Malay: hantu  
Norwegian: spøkelse   Polish: duch  
Portuguese: fantasma   Russian: привидение  
Slovene: duh   Spanish: fantasma  
Swedish: spöke   Telugu: దయ్యం  
Welsh: ysbryd  
 
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