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ghostly

Saltos de línea: ghost¦ly
Pronunciación: /ˈɡəʊs(t)li
 
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Definición de ghostly en inglés:

adjetivo (ghostlier, ghostliest)

Of or like a ghost in appearance or sound; eerie and unnatural: a frightening, ghostly figure with a hood
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A ghostly figure appeared next to Max and stood, watching the band with him.
  • Often eerie and ghostly, but always captivating, these songs simply demand your attention.
  • Long gone are the days when all it took for a good fright was an unexpected ghostly face to appear onscreen.
Sinónimos
ghostlike, spectral, phantom, wraithlike, phantasmal, phantasmic, unearthly, unnatural, supernatural, other-worldly, insubstantial, illusory, unreal, shadowy, eerie, weird, uncanny, mysterious, magical, mystic, strange, abnormal, freakish;
Scottish eldritch
informal creepy, scary, spooky, freaky
British informal rum

Origen

Old English gāstlic, from gāst 'ghost'.

Derivados

ghostliness

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sustantivo
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.

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