Definition of ghostly in English:

ghostly

Syllabification: ghost·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈgōstlē
 
/

adjective (ghostlier, ghostliest)

Derivatives

ghostliness

noun
More example sentences
  • They are often populated by solitary horses which simultaneously transmit ghostliness and, conversely, surprising weighty presence.
  • A towering perennial, which takes on a stately ghostliness by late autumn, it needs a sheltered spot away from strong winds, which might buffet the stems to breaking point.
  • Their efforts to make meaningful their cultural memories of their ancestral land often result in crises that awaken them to the ghostliness of their identities as Asian Americans.

Origin

Old English gāstlic, from gāst 'ghost'.

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