Origin of wraith
Related formswraith·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for wraith
Eulálio ends up being an idol, a wraith who, at 150, is not quite dead and not quite living.
I have loved, even though the woman that I love is a wraith.The Lost Door|Dorothy Quick
"It's nothing but my wraith," said Adam, lifting his eggs and butter and milk, and stepping from the boat.
But there was a whiteness about her then—a wraith—a something from her soul, and he could only gaze at her.The Rainbow Trail|Zane Grey
At times Couttet, close ahead of me, was visible only in a kind of gray outline, like a wraith.
"Listen here," he went on when the youth had vanished like a wraith.Command|William McFee