Part of speech: noun

Something that exists only in. appearance; an apparition; ghost; specter; a vision; an illusion; mirage; often used adjectively; as, a fantom ship.

Part of speech:

Same as FANTASM, etc.

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Usage examples "phantom":

  1. That phantom will never be gone from my mind. - "The Passionate Friends", Herbert George Wells.
  2. No powerless phantom can understand what a human heart can do when its best energies are aroused." - "Undine", Friedrich de la Motte Fouque.
  3. Then- I think it was some jealous feeling about the phantom that decided me- I quickened my steps to a run down the staircase. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.