Synonyms of ghost


1. ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre, apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm, shadow

usage: a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"

2. ghostwriter, ghost, writer, author

usage: a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else

3. ghost, soul, psyche

usage: the visible disembodied soul of a dead person

4. touch, trace, ghost, suggestion, proposition, proffer

usage: a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"


1. ghost, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"

2. haunt, obsess, ghost, preoccupy

usage: haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"

3. ghost, ghostwrite, author

usage: write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"

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