What does the word ghostly mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Spectral.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to the soul; spiritual.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Ghostllness.

Usage examples for ghostly

  1. It was early moonlight, and the parade ground was empty and ghostly. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  2. Agitated, their nerves tense, they strained their eyes for glimpses of the hurrying apparition and listened to the ghostly concert. – Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  3. There were no holes in the well- polished shoes that seemed to keep ghostly guard outside his chamber- door. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
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