Free dictionary and thesaurus of English. Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and more...
Hint: double-click any word to get it searched!
Noun ghost has 4 senses
- ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre - a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
--1 is a kind of apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, shadow
- ghostwriter, ghost - a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
--2 is a kind of writer, author
- ghost - the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
--3 is a kind of soul, psyche
--3 has particulars: poltergeist; revenant
- touch, trace, ghost - a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
--4 is a kind of suggestion, proposition, proffer