Meaning of “ghost” in the English Dictionary

"ghost" in British English

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ghostnoun

uk /ɡəʊst/ us /ɡoʊst/

(Definition of “ghost” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ghost" in American English

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ghostnoun [ C ]

us /ɡoʊst/

the spirit of a dead person imagined as visiting the living and usually appearing as a pale, almost transparent form:

There are lots of stories about ghosts.

(Definition of “ghost” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)