Synonyms for ghost
This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term ghost.
A covert (and deniable) agent.
Then gives her grieved ghost thus to lament. Spenser
to copy a file or hard drive image.
A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.
An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused by the transmitted image being received both directly and via reflection.
A nature spirit, ancestor or house spirit (see brownie ) revered in Heathenry.
Before all else, we speak to the land to the ghosts and spirits of this place known to many as pixies, fairies, brownies, or elfs. (Math Jones)
An unresponsive user on IRC, resulting from the user's client disconnecting without notifying the server.
an image of a file or hard disk.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectrenoun
a mental representation of some haunting experience
"he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
phantasma, phantom, wraith, shade, shadowiness, shadiness, touch, weirdo, weirdy, nuance, weirdie, specter, tincture, ghostwriter, tint, nicety, apparition, trace, phantasm, tad, spectre, spook, subtlety, tone, creep, fantasm, refinement
a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
touch, trace, ghostverb
a suggestion of some quality
"there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
ghostwriter, jot, wraith, cutaneous senses, shade, touch sensation, tactual sensation, touch modality, touching, specter, shadow, signature, sense of touch, skin senses, tincture, soupcon, touch, speck, hint, trace, feeling, pinch, vestige, spectre, spook, mite, tinge, tracing, spot, tactile sensation, contact, suggestion
move like a ghost
"The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
haunt, obsess, ghostverb
haunt like a ghost; pursue
"Fear of illness haunts her"
write for someone else
"How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
old english spelling.
an invisible, dead person or spirit
alaina claimed she had seen a ghost in her bedroom, but the police officer thought she was hallucinating.Submitted by rinat on June 13, 2016
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Haematology Erythrocyte ghost, ghost cell
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A cap of good acid costs five dollars and for that you can hear the Universal Symphony with God singing solo and the Holy Ghost on drums.
if you want my ghost just say ' we've always done it that way.' and I will haunt you for 24 hours.
Five hundred dollars and he's a ghost.
These traffickers were also carrying ghost guns, which are quickly becoming the weapon of choice for criminals and fueling the gun violence epidemic.
Just a few months ago, the entire country was seen as dangerous and suspect. Now the President and the Secretary of State claim that North Korea is no longer North Korea and that North Korean officials can trust Kim Jong Un, north Korea hasn't changed -- the Trump administration has changed, and this is the ghost of strategies past returning to haunt current diplomatic efforts.
Translations for ghost
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- روح, خيال, طيف, شبح, شَبَح, زولArabic
- genfærd, draug, sjæl, spøgelse, genganger, gespenst, åndDanish
- Erscheinung, Schatten, Geist, Phantom, Spuk, GespenstGerman
- φάντασμα, σκιάGreek
- espíritu, aparecido, sombra, alma, fantasma, espectro, apariciónSpanish
- haamu, aave, haamukuva, henki, sielu, kangastus, kummitusFinnish
- andi, spøkilsi, dreygurFaroese
- fantôme, revenant, spectre, esprit, apparition, fantasmeFrench
- spoekWestern Frisian
- scaanjoon, scaa, scaanManx
- רוח רפאיםHebrew
- ուրվական, հոգիArmenian
- hantu, polong, roh, dedemitan, momokIndonesian
- lemure, fantasma, spettro, apparizione, ombra, simulacro, fantasima, spirito, larva, animaItalian
- 化け物, お化け, 怨霊, 魂魄, 妖魔, 変化, 物の怪, 死霊, 妖怪, 幽鬼, 精霊, 魂, 霊, ゴースト, 幽霊, 亡霊Japanese
- gespens, geest, spook, verschijning, schim, spooksel, fantoomDutch
- chʼį́įdiiNavajo, Navaho
- aventesma, avejão, simulacro, fantasma, sombra, alma, espírito, abantesma, abentesma, lêmure, larva, aparição, assombração, espectro, avantesmaPortuguese
- spiert, spértRomansh
- фанто́м, привиде́ние, при́зрак, призракRussian
- fantazmë, lugat, gogolAlbanian
- прима́ра, ма́рево, ма́ра, приви́д, фанто́м, привидUkrainian
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