Definition of “wraith” - English Dictionary

“wraith” in British English

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wraithnoun [ C ]

uk /reɪθ/ us /reɪθ/ literary
wraithlike
adjective uk /ˈreɪθ.laɪk/ us /ˈreɪθ.laɪk/ literary

a wraithlike (= thin and pale) figure in a grey floating dress

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