wraith Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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wraithnoun [C]

uk   us   /reɪθ/ literary
a ​spirit of a ​deadperson, sometimes ​represented as a ​pale, ​transparentimage of that ​person something that is ​pale or ​weak and without a ​clearshape: He ​watched the ​misty wraiths ofmoisture making ​patterns on the ​windowpane. Her wraith of avoice (= her ​weakvoice) gave the ​songs a ​movingquality.
adjective uk   us   /ˈreɪθ.laɪk/ literary
a wraithlike (= ​thin and ​pale)figure in a ​greyfloatingdress
(Definition of wraith from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wraith”
in Chinese (Simplified) 鬼魂, 幽灵, 幻影,朦胧的景象…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬼魂, 幽靈, 幻影,朦朧的景象…
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