1 adj Something that is ghostly seems unreal or unnatural and may be frightening because of this.
usu ADJ n
The moon shone, shedding a ghostly light on the fields., ...Sonia's ghostly laughter.
2 adj A ghostly presence is the ghost or spirit of a dead person.
...the ghostly presences which haunt these islands...
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
eerie, ghostlike, illusory, insubstantial, phantasmal, phantom, spectral, spooky (informal) supernatural, uncanny, unearthly, weird, wraithlike
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