A story involving ghosts or ghostly circumstances, intended to be suspenseful and scary.
More example sentences
- The story is a gothic ghost story set amid the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War.
- He is the father of much genre writing - the detective story, the ghost story, science fiction, the psychological thriller.
- It is the ghost story supreme - a ghost story with a vengeance.
Definition of ghost story in:
- The British & World English dictionary