There are 2 translations of ghost in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /gəʊst/


  • 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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There are 2 translations of ghost in Spanish:



  • 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
    More example sentences
    • 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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