There are 2 translations of ghost in Spanish:

ghost1

Pronunciation: /gəʊst/

n

  • 1 1.1 (phantom) fantasma (m), espíritu (m) you look as if you've seen a ghost! ¡parece que hubieras visto un fantasma! to lay the ghost of sth/sb (to rest) enterrar el recuerdo de algo/algn the reconciliation with my father laid the ghost of my unhappy childhood la reconciliación con mi padre me libró de la sombra de mi desgraciada niñez (before n) ghost story historia (f) de fantasmas ghost ship buque (m) fantasma ghost town pueblo (m) fantasma 1.2 (hint, trace) the ghost of a smile una sonrisa apenas esbozada, un amago de sonrisa they do not have the o a ghost of a chance no tienen ni la más remota posibilidad 1.3 (soul) [archaic/arcaico] alma (f‡) to give up the ghost [colloquial/familiar] pasar a mejor vida [familiar/colloquial], sonar* (CS) [familiar/colloquial] I think the TV's given up the ghost [humorístico/humorous] creo que la tele se ha escoñado [fam & hum], creo que la tele sonó (CS) [familiar/colloquial]

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Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of ghost in Spanish:

ghost2

vt

  • to ghost sb's speech/book escribir* el discurso/libro de algn his autobiography was ghosted by a journalist un periodista le escribió la autobiografía
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    • A range of sports people, and writers who've ghosted these ‘autobiographies’, discuss the process and the pitfalls.
    • There remain recurring rumours his blockbuster novels must have been ghosted by a craftsman with the wit that eludes the public man of affairs.
    • She ghosted numerous novels for someone we all knew as a famous London publisher, and I just want to see in the flesh a woman who could be that happy to stay in the shadows.

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Word of the day rigor
m
rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.