Definición de ghostly en inglés:

ghostly

Saltos de línea: ghost¦ly
Pronunciación: /ˈgəʊs(t)li
 
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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; frightening, spine-chilling, hair-raising, blood-curdling, scaring, terrifying, petrifying, chilling, sinister; Scottisheldritch
informal creepy, scary, spooky, freaky
British informal rum

Origen

Old English gāstlic, from gāst 'ghost'.

Derivativos

ghostliness

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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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