Part of speech: noun

A ghost.

Part of speech:


Part of speech: noun

A ghost; apparition.

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Usage examples "spectre":

  1. Over these there brooded the spectre of three years and more of War. - "The Disturbing Charm", Berta Ruck.
  2. But they could never know, and the uncertainty would forever stand between him and Lynde like a spectre. - "Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908", Lucy Maud Montgomery.
  3. He wrote also what he called " a romance in the style of The Castle of Otranto," which appeared afterwards as the play of The Castle Spectre. - "The-Bravo-of-Venice-a-romance", Lewis, M. G. (Matthew Gregory).