Definition of ghost story in English:

ghost story

Syllabification: ghost sto·ry


  • A story involving ghosts or ghostly circumstances, intended to be suspenseful and scary.
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    • 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.

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