verb (used with or without object), noun South Midland and Southern U.S.
Examples from the Web for hanted
Eyes whose light the dust fell on four hundred years ago shone agin on me in that quiet room in Jonesville, and hanted me.Samantha at the World's Fair|Marietta Holley
Will yer let a hanted, thirsty, grog-eyed grand-daughter o' a blinkin' sea-serpent upset yer 'appy dispersitions?Wappin' Wharf|Charles S. Brooks
Dey say da place was hanted, an if you look through de winder any dark night you could see a man in dere spinnin de plate.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
This cemetery was near a cut in the road that people said was hanted and they still say old McDonough road is hanted.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration
A man down de road tell me de place am hanted and he dunno how many wagons and mules git pull by dat thing at dat place.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves|Work Projects Administration