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Definition of "ghostly" []

  • Of, relating to, or resembling a ghost, a wraith, or an apparition; spectral. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the soul or spirit; spiritual. (adjective)
  • Of or resembling a ghost; spectral (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Suggesting the presence of ghosts; eerie (adjective)
  • Of or relating to the soul or spirit (adjective)

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Use "ghostly" in a sentence
  • "A full moon was drenching the mountains in ghostly light as some 60"
  • "The Palaeologi reigned in ghostly supremacy over the shreds and tatters of Byzantium until the Turks seized Constantinople in 1453."
  • ""Places Where Shadows Grow" gets into those stories the Sci-Fi Channel likes to mention in ghostly documentaries around the Halloween holiday season."