Definitions for wraithreɪθ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. an apparition of a living person supposed to portend his or her death.

  2. a visible spirit.

Origin of wraith:

1505–15; originally Scots

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre(noun)

    a mental representation of some haunting experience

    "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"


  1. wraith(Noun)

    A ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wraith(noun)

    an apparition of a person in his exact likeness, seen before death, or a little after; hence, an apparition; a specter; a vision; an unreal image

  2. Wraith(noun)

    sometimes, improperly, a spirit thought to preside over the waters; -- called also water wraith

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