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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

1
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.

Words that rhyme with ghostly

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