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Noun: ghost  gowst
  1. A mental representation of some haunting experience
    "he looked like he had seen a ghost";
    - shade, spook, wraith, specter [US], spectre [Brit, Cdn]
     
  2. A writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
    - ghostwriter
     
  3. The visible disembodied soul of a dead person
     
  4. A suggestion of some quality
    "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face";
    - touch, trace
     
  5. A faint false image formed in an optical or display device, e.g. by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses
Verb: ghost  gowst
  1. Move like a ghost
    "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
     
  2. Haunt like a ghost; pursue
    - haunt, obsess
     
  3. Write for someone else
    - ghostwrite

Derived forms: ghosts, ghosting, ghosted

Type of: apparition, author, fantasm, go, locomote, move, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, preoccupy, proffer, proposition, psyche, shadow, soul, suggestion, travel, writer

Encyclopedia: Ghost, Interrupted