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English definition of “ghostly”

ghostly

adjective uk   /ˈɡəʊst.li/ us    /ˈɡoʊst-/
pale and transparent: a ghostly figure/apparitionPale and colourless and causing colour to fade not loud or clear: a ghostly voice/echoThe supernatural - general wordsStrange, suspicious and unnaturalSouls, spirits and ghosts
ghostliness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Souls, spirits and ghostsThe supernatural - general wordsStrange, suspicious and unnatural
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