Thesaurus > Related Words: ghost

  Words related to ghost

Related / Similar Words: shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre, touch, trace, ghostwriter, ghostwrite, haunt, obsess

 

Definition:
  • a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past";
  • a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face";
  • the visible disembodied soul of a dead person;
  • a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else;
  • write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?";
  • haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her";
  • move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard";

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    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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