Definition of 'ghost'
Example sentences containing 'ghost'
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We came here to a ghost town and have continued the fight to bring security here. The Sun (2011)The smart money must surely be on the consumer giving up the ghost in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They just disappear like ghosts into the hotels until it is time to go home. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But industrial output has declined so much that industrial areas are ghost towns. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The whole hospital feels like a ghost ship. The Sun (2011) See the ghosts of gadgets past at timesonline. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He is bruised and subdued by the ghosts still haunting him. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The fact is that most ghosted sports books miss the point of their own tale. Times, Sunday Times (2006)To get to the final is enough to lay the ghost of those vanished glories. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But ghosts and things that go bump in the night leave them absolutely terrified. The Sun (2006)This whole place has become like a ghost town. The Sun (2008)Now it is just an old ghost. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It feels like the ghost of a seaside resort. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some villages have become ghost towns. Christianity Today (2000) Images of Victorian ghosts in stripy bathing costumes suddenly abound. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The demons of one striker, the ghost of another and a third fretting in the shadows. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These ghosts haunt our cultures, but they no longer represent who we are. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's really creepy to think my friend was just heading towards the area where the ghost was. The Sun (2015)A ghosted autobiography requires a deep bond between sportsman and journalist. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I began to work on his ghosted columns too. Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)I gave him money towards it, which he acknowledged with a nod and a ghost of a smile. Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)So at least Tobacco Dock has the ghost of a chance for a new lease of life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You can get a ghost image of the picture on it,' he says. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'ghost'
British English: ghost /ɡəʊst/ NOUN
A ghost is the spirit of a dead person that someone believes they can see or feel.
Do you believe in ghosts?
- American English: ghost
- Arabic: شَبَح
- Brazilian Portuguese: fantasma
- Chinese: 鬼
- Croatian: duh
- Czech: duch
- Danish: spøgelse
- Dutch: spook
- European Spanish: fantasma
- Finnish: kummitus
- French: fantôme
- German: Geist
- Greek: φάντασμα
- Italian: fantasma
- Japanese: 幽霊
- Korean: 유령
- Norwegian: spøkelse
- Polish: duch widmo
- European Portuguese: fantasma
- Romanian: fantomă
- Russian: привидение
- Spanish: fantasma
- Swedish: spöke
- Thai: ผี
- Turkish: hayalet
- Ukrainian: привид
- Vietnamese: ma
Definition of ghost from the Collins English Dictionary
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