[ fan-taz-uhm ]

  1. a less common variant of phantasm.

Words Nearby fantasm Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fantasm in a sentence

  • Later still, they found a little water poured in a basin or held in the hollow of the hand showed as true a fantasm.

    The Thing from the Lake | Eleanor M. Ingram
  • Is what we call Duty no divine messenger and guide, but a false, earthly fantasm, made up of Desire and Fear?'

  • Then I was right in calling you a dreamer, for love itself is a fantasm inspired by hope or memory.

    With Edge Tools | Hobart Chatfield-Taylor

British Dictionary definitions for fantasm


/ (ˈfæntæzəm) /

  1. an archaic spelling of phantasm

Derived forms of fantasm

  • fantasmal or fantasmic, adjective
  • fantasmally or fantasmically, adverb

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