Definition of "haunt" [haunt]

  • (verb-transitive) To inhabit, visit, or appear to in the form of a ghost or other supernatural being.
  • (verb-transitive) To visit often; frequent: haunted the movie theaters.
  • (verb-transitive) To come to the mind of continually; obsess: a riddle that haunted me all morning.
  • (verb-transitive) To be continually present in; pervade: the melancholy that haunts the composer's music.
  • (verb-intransitive) To recur or visit often, especially as a ghost.

Use "haunt" in a sentence

  • "Do you think your house of Knowl down there is what you call haunt, my dear? '"
  • "South African-born Alessandro Talevi, making a bold Opera North debut, lets them haunt from the shadows."
  • "Hubby and I, now do our Christmas shopping on the square in Oxford and my favorite haunt is SB!"

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