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ghost

 
Noun ghost has 4 senses
  1. 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
    Derived form: verb ghost2
  2. ghostwriter, ghost - a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
    --2 is a kind of writer, author
    Derived form: verb ghost3
  3. ghost - the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
    --3 is a kind of
    soul, psyche
    --3 has particulars: poltergeist; revenant
    Derived form: verb ghost1
  4. 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
Verb ghost has 3 senses
  1. ghost - move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
    --1 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Derived form: noun ghost3
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  2. haunt, obsess, ghost - haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"
    --2 is one way to preoccupy
    Derived form: noun ghost1
    Sample sentence:
    The good news will ghost her
  3. ghost, ghostwrite - write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
    --3 is one way to author
    Derived form: noun ghost2
    Sample sentence:
    Did he ghost his major works over a short period of time?
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