Definition of Ghostlike

1. Adjective. Resembling or characteristic of a phantom. "Spiritual tappings at a seance"




Definition of Ghostlike

1. a. Like a ghost; ghastly.

Definition of Ghostlike

1. Adjective. Seemingly invisible; as a ghost, similar to a ghost. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ghostlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ghostlike

ghosted
ghostfish
ghostfishes
ghosthunter
ghosthunters
ghosthunting
ghostie
ghostier
ghosties
ghostiest
ghosting
ghostings
ghostless
ghostlier
ghostliest
ghostlike (current term)
ghostlily
ghostliness
ghostlinesses
ghostly
ghostologies
ghostology
ghosts
ghostship
ghostships
ghostwrite
ghostwriter
ghostwriters
ghostwrites
ghostwriting

Literary usage of Ghostlike

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1. The Gospel in All Lands by Missionary Society, Methodist Episcopal Church (1886)
"The ghostlike medicine-man, the universal demi-god of savage nations, -with his hideous miscellany of dead lizards, hide, nails of the dead, lion's claws, ..."

2. Dictionary of Scientific Illustrations and Symbols: Moral Truths Mirrored in (1894)
"... ghostlike forms so often seen among those not freely exposed to air and light. The absence of these essential elements of health deteriorates by ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Pertaining or relating to apparitions; of ghostlike character; spectral; supernatural: as, ghostly sounds ; a ghostly visitant. I have no sorcerer's malison ..."

4. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, with Historical Surveys by Charles F Horne (1917)
"His boys, while playing, setting that decrepit, ghostlike man at naught, pelted him with ... They said, " Yonder lies a man, decrepit and ghostlike: him ..."

5. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys by Charles Francis Horne (1917)
"... be called together, and said — He said, " Which of you has seen anything here this day ? " They said, " Yonder lies a man, decrepit and ghostlike: him ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1903)
"with its tapestries, its stately beds still decked with green and white velvet and satin, be a reality, what then was the ghostlike, evanescent procession ..."

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