Translation of "ghost" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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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

Do you believe in ghosts? 你相信有鬼嗎?
The gardens are said to be haunted by the ghost of a child who drowned in the river. 據說一個溺死在河中的孩子的幽靈經常在這些花園出現。

More examples

  • A headless ghost walks the castle at night - or so the story goes.
  • According to tradition, a headless ghost walks through the corridors of the house at night.
  • The Society for Psychical Research is investigating reports of a ghost at the old vicarage.
  • Have you ever seen a ghost?
  • There's no such thing as ghosts.

ghost noun (MEMORY)

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

The ghost of the old dictator still lingers on. 那個老獨裁者在人們的記憶中陰魂不散。

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