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Meaning of GHOSTLY

Pronunciation:  gowstlee

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  like or being a phantom; "a ghostly face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room"; "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"

GHOSTLY is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: apparitional, ghostlike, phantasmal, spectral, spiritual, supernatural



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Ghost"ly\, a. [OE. gastlich, gostlich, AS. g[=a]stlic.
    See {Ghost}.]
    1. Relating to the soul; not carnal or secular; spiritual;
       as, a ghostly confessor.
             Save and defend us from our ghostly enemies. --Book
                                                   of Common
                                                   Prayer [Ch. of
                                                   Eng. ]
             One of the gostly children of St. Jerome. --Jer.
    2. Of or pertaining to apparitions. --Akenside.
  2. \Ghost"ly\, adv.
    Spiritually; mystically. --Chaucer.
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