Definition of ghostly
OTHER WORDS FROM ghostlyghost·li·ness, nounun·ghost·ly, adjective
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How to use ghostly in a sentence
The off-register gambit, a favorite of Saybolt’s, renders the image ghostly while emphasizing its mechanical origins.In the galleries: Exploring how body language is a visual form of communication|Mark Jenkins|June 11, 2021|Washington Post
The protagonist is shown summoning a ghostly horse and fighting against mounted enemies.Elden Ring shows off first gameplay footage, confirmed for Jan. 2022|Kyle Orland|June 10, 2021|Ars Technica
Differentiated mostly by their relative shininess, the two media juxtapose in silhouettes of ghostly beauty.In the galleries: Works of art emerge via waking up with a word in mind|Mark Jenkins|May 21, 2021|Washington Post
All the while, even after preservationists deemed it a landmark, Crummell remained a ghostly, decaying presence.Inside the housing showdown in D.C.’s Ivy City, where kids have no place to play|Paul Schwartzman|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
Instead, I was treated to just the ghostly haze, which dampened sounds to create a meditative atmosphere.The Hudson Valley’s outdoor art parks make for an alluring pandemic destination|Nevin Martell|April 23, 2021|Washington Post
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