adjective, ghost·li·er, ghost·li·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM ghostlyghost·li·ness, nounun·ghost·ly, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for ghostly
Haunting photographs hung on the walls, a ghostly kind of self-portrait of his changing body.
Now, imagine being in the same room as the ghostly foe and needing to lead them around in a circle, hoping they don’t catch up with you.Are you a ‘Phasmophobia’ pro? Here are some alternate rules to keep the scares fresh.|Elise Favis|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
Neutrinos—ghostly particles with just a trace of mass—come along for the ride.We still don’t really know what’s inside the sun—but that could change very soon|Charlie Wood|November 30, 2020|Popular Science
A storage building became a ghostly concrete frame lit bright orange.
One month after the operation, Holm arrived in a ghostly Stanleyville posing as a State Department representative.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Dakota, a co-op residence on the Upper West Side, is historically known for its ghostly figures.New York’s Scariest Night Out: The Ghosts, Rats, and Lunatics of ‘Nightmare New York’|Justin Jones|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, Only Lovers Left Alive uses the city as a character as undead and ghostly as its human leads.Can Hollywood Rejuvenate Detroit and America’s Bankrupt Cities?|David Levesley|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To explain this ghostly occurrence, we get a dollop of gossip concerning the recent death of a hated bishop.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov|Benjamin Lytal|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A ghostly mate would be no very pleasant bridegroom for a young lady.
These had a ghostly effect on Yung Pak, and made him cling closely to the side of his tutor.Our Little Korean Cousin|H. Lee M. Pike
We visited it in the fading twilight, and a lonelier, more ghostly place it would be hard to imagine.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Startled gasps could be heard from the others in the room as they stared at that ghostly face.
The Japanese matted floor, even in darkness, gives out a sort of ghostly, phosphorescent glow.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa