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British English: /ɡəʊst/
American English: /ɡoʊst/

Translation of ghost in German:


  • 2give up the ghost
    den od. seinen Geist aufgeben [archaic] [humorous] [figurative] (give up hope) die Hoffnung aufgeben
  • 3
    (shadowy outline) Schatten Mask.
    (trace) Spur Fem.
    the ghost of a smile
    der Anflug eines Lächelns
    not have the or a ghost of a chance/an idea
    nicht die geringste Chance/Ahnung haben
  • 4 (TV)
    Geisterbild Neutr.

transitive verb

  • ghost somebody's speech etc.
    für jemanden eine Rede usw. [als Ghostwriter] schreiben

intransitive verb

  • ghost [for somebody]
    [für jemanden] als Ghostwriter arbeiten

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