Translation of "ghost" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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ghostnoun

uk /ɡəʊst/ us /ɡoʊst/

ghost noun (SPIRIT)

B1 [ C ] the spirit of a dead person, sometimes represented as a pale, almost transparent image of that person that some people believe appears to people who are alive

鬼,幽灵
Do you believe in ghosts? 你相信有鬼吗?
The gardens are said to be haunted by the ghost of a child who drowned in the river. 据说一个溺死在河中的孩子的幽灵经常出现在这些花园中。

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ghost noun (MEMORY)

[ S ] literary a memory, usually of something or someone bad

(通常指对不好的事或人的)记忆,回忆;摆脱不掉的往事
The ghost of the old dictator still lingers on. 那个老独裁者在人们的记忆中阴魂不散。

(Translation of “ghost” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)