What does ghostly mean?

Definitions for ghostly
ˈgoʊst lighost·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparitional, ghostlike, ghostly, phantasmal, spectral, spiritual(adj)

    resembling or characteristic of a phantom

    "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"

Wiktionary

  1. ghostly(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to ghosts or spirituality.

    Etymology: From gostly, gastlich, from gastlic, equivalent to . Cognate with gostly, gastly, gaistlie, geastlik, geestelijk, geistlich, geistlig.

  2. ghostly(Adjective)

    Spooky; frightening.

    Etymology: From gostly, gastlich, from gastlic, equivalent to . Cognate with gostly, gastly, gaistlie, geastlik, geestelijk, geistlich, geistlig.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ghostly(adj)

    relating to the soul; not carnal or secular; spiritual; as, a ghostly confessor

    Etymology: [OE. gastlich, gostlich, AS. gstlic. See Ghost.]

  2. Ghostly(adj)

    of or pertaining to apparitions

    Etymology: [OE. gastlich, gostlich, AS. gstlic. See Ghost.]

  3. Ghostly(adverb)

    spiritually; mystically

    Etymology: [OE. gastlich, gostlich, AS. gstlic. See Ghost.]

How to pronounce ghostly?

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How to say ghostly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghostly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ghostly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ghostly in a Sentence

  1. Albert Einstein:

    Most people go on living their everyday life half frightened, half indifferent, they behold the ghostly tragi-comedy that is being performed on the international stage before the eyes and ears of the world.

Images & Illustrations of ghostly

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