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ghost British & World English

An apparition of a dead person which is believed to appear or become manifest to the living, typically as a nebulous image

ghost bat British & World English

Any of a number of bats with mainly white or grey fur, in particular:

ghost crab British & World English

A pale yellowish crab that lives in a burrow in the sand above the high-water mark and goes down to the sea at night to feed

Ghost Dance British & World English

An American Indian religious cult of the second half of the 19th century, based on the performance of a ritual dance, which, it was believed, would drive away white people and restore the traditional lands and way of life

ghost moth British & World English

A large European swift moth, the male of which has white wings

ghost story British & World English

A story about ghosts, intended to be frightening

ghost town British & World English

A deserted town with few or no remaining inhabitants

ghost train British & World English

A miniature train at a funfair designed to scare its passengers with eerie sights and sounds

ghost word British & World English

A word recorded in a dictionary or other reference work which is not actually used

Holy Ghost British & World English

another term for Holy Spirit.

lay a ghost British & World English

Exorcise a ghost

ghost at the feast in feast British & World English

A person or thing that brings gloom to an otherwise pleasant occasion

ghost at the feast British & World English

A person or thing that brings gloom to an otherwise pleasant occasion

the ghost in the machine in ghost British & World English

The mind viewed as distinct from the body (usually used in a derogatory fashion by critics of dualism)

the ghost in the machine British & World English

The mind viewed as distinct from the body (usually used in a derogatory fashion by critics of dualism)

ghostbuster British & World English

A person who claims to be able to banish ghosts and poltergeists

ghost swift in ghost moth British & World English

A large European swift moth, the male of which has white wings

ghostwriter British & World English

A person whose job it is to write material for someone else who is the named author

Galloping Ghost in Grange, Red British & World English

(1903–91), US football player; born Harold Edward Grange; known as the Galloping Ghost. He played professionally, mostly with the Chicago Bears, from 1925 until he retired in 1934. Football Hall of Fame (1963)

ghost English Thesaurus

it is said that his ghost still haunts the crypt

ghost English-Spanish

fantasma m, espíritu m

Holy Ghost English-Spanish

the Holy Ghost

ghost train English-Spanish

tren m fantasma, tren m de la bruja Esp

ghost ship in ghost English-Spanish

buque m fantasma

ghost town in ghost English-Spanish

pueblo m fantasma

the ghost of a smile in ghost English-Spanish

una sonrisa apenas esbozada, un amago de sonrisa

to give up the ghost in ghost English-Spanish

pasar a mejor vida familiar/colloquial, sonar* CSfamiliar/colloquial

to ghost sb's speech/book in ghost English-Spanish

escribir* el discurso/libro de algn

the ghost rattled its chains in rattle English-Spanish

el fantasma sacudía sus cadenas

you look as if you've seen a ghost! in ghost English-Spanish

¡parece que hubieras visto un fantasma!

I think the TV's given up the ghost in ghost English-Spanish

creo que la tele se ha escoñado, creo que la tele sonó

the ghost of a nun haunts the house in haunt English-Spanish

el fantasma de una monja ronda la casa, la casa está habitada por el fantasma de una monja

to lay the ghost of sth/sb (to rest) in ghost English-Spanish

enterrar el recuerdo de algo/algn

they do not have the o a ghost of a chance in ghost English-Spanish

no tienen ni la más remota posibilidad


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