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4 definitions found
 for ghostly
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ghostly \Ghost"ly\, a. [OE. gastlich, gostlich, AS. g[=a]stlic.
     See Ghost.]
     1. Relating to the soul; not carnal or secular; spiritual;
        as, a ghostly confessor.
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              Save and defend us from our ghostly enemies. --Book
                                                    of Common
                                                    Prayer [Ch. of
                                                    Eng. ]
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              One of the gostly children of St. Jerome. --Jer.
                                                    Taylor.
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     2. Of or pertaining to apparitions. --Akenside.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ghostly \Ghost"ly\, adv.
     Spiritually; mystically. --Chaucer.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ghostly
      adj 1: resembling or characteristic of a phantom; "a ghostly
             face at the window"; "a phantasmal presence in the room";
             "spectral emanations"; "spiritual tappings at a seance"
             [syn: apparitional, ghostlike, ghostly,
             phantasmal, spectral, spiritual]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "ghostly":
     airy, asomatous, astral, blue, bodiless, cadaverous, corpselike,
     creepy, deadly, deathlike, deathly, deathly pale, decarnate,
     decarnated, discarnate, disembodied, ectoplasmic, eerie, ethereal,
     etheric, extramundane, ghastly, ghostish, ghostlike, ghosty,
     grisly, gruesome, haggard, immaterial, impalpable, imponderable,
     incorporate, incorporeal, insubstantial, intangible, livid, lurid,
     macabre, mortuary, nonmaterial, nonphysical, occult, otherworldly,
     pale, phantasmal, phantasmic, phantom, phantomic, phantomlike,
     preternatural, psychic, scary, shadowy, sinister, specterlike,
     spectral, spiritual, spooky, strange, supernatural, transmundane,
     uncanny, unearthly, unembodied, unextended, unfleshly, unnatural,
     unphysical, unreal, unsubstantial, unworldly, wan, weird,
     wraithlike, wraithy
  
  

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