A story involving ghosts or ghostly circumstances, intended to be suspenseful and scary.
- 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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Syllabification: ghost sto·ry
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