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The word ghost is in the Wiktionary

52 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • ghost n. (Uncommon or dated) The spirit; the human soul.
  • ghost n. The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death.
  • ghost n. Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image.
  • ghost n. A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces…
  • ghost n. An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused…
  • ghost n. A ghostwriter.
  • ghost n. A nonexistent person invented to obtain some fraudulent benefit.
  • ghost n. A dead person whose identity is stolen by another. See ghosting.
  • ghost n. (Internet) An unresponsive user on IRC, resulting from the user’s client disconnecting without notifying the server.
  • ghost n. (Computing) An image of a file or hard disk.
  • ghost n. (Theater) An understudy.
  • ghost n. (Espionage) A covert (and deniable) agent.
  • ghost n. The faint image that remains after an attempt to remove graffiti.
  • ghost n. (Video games) An opponent in a racing game that follows a previously recorded route, allowing players…
  • ghost n. Someone whose identity cannot be established because there are no records of him/her.
  • ghost n. (Quantum mechanics) An unphysical state in a gauge theory.
  • ghost n. (Attributive, linguistics, computing) A formerly nonexistent character that was at some point mistakenly…
  • ghost n. (Countable) Clipping of ghost pepper.
  • ghost n. (Uncountable) A game in which players take turns to add a letter to a possible word, trying not to complete a word.
  • ghost n. (Attributive, in names of species) White or pale.
  • ghost n. (Attributive, in names of species) Transparent or translucent.
  • ghost n. (Attributive) Abandoned.
  • ghost n. (Attributive) Remnant; the remains of a(n).
  • ghost n. (Attributive) Perceived or listed but not real.
  • ghost n. (Attributive) Of cryptid, supernatural or extraterrestrial nature.
  • ghost n. (Attributive) Substitute.
  • ghost v. (Obsolete, transitive) To haunt; to appear to in the form of an apparition.
  • ghost v. (Obsolete) To die; to expire.
  • ghost v. (Literary) To imbue with a ghost-like hue or effect.
  • ghost v. (Transitive, intransitive) To ghostwrite.
  • ghost v. (Nautical) To sail seemingly without wind.
  • ghost v. (Computing) To copy a file or hard drive image.
  • ghost v. (Graphical user interface) To gray out (a visual item) to indicate that it is unavailable.
  • ghost v. (Internet, transitive) To forcibly disconnect an IRC user who is using one’s reserved nickname.
  • ghost v. (Intransitive) To appear or move without warning, quickly and quietly; to slip.
  • ghost v. (Transitive) To transfer (a prisoner) to another prison without the prior knowledge of other inmates.
  • ghost v. (Slang) To kill.
  • ghost v. (Slang, social media) To perform an act of ghosting: to break up with someone without warning or explanation;…
  • ghost v. (Film) To provide the speaking or singing voice for another actor, who is lip-syncing.
— English word, defined in German —
  • ghost S. Geist, Gespenst, Verstorbener.
— English words, defined in Dutch —
  • ghost n. Spook.
  • ghost n. Geest.
— English words, defined in French —
  • ghost n. Fantôme, spectre.
  • ghost n. Fantasme.
  • ghost v. Écrire sous le nom d’un autre, « prêter sa plume » ou « louer sa plume » [Traductions possibles à partir…
  • ghost v. (Informatique) (Plus rare) Copier un fichier ou un disque dur.
  • ghost v. (Rare) Hanter (haunt est plus commun).
  • ghost v. Faire le mort, ne plus répondre aux sollicitations d’un proche, particulièrement dans le cadre de rendez-vous…
  • ghost v. (Internet) (Argot) Invisibiliser.
— English word, defined in Spanish —
  • ghost s. Fantasma.
— In German —
  • ghost V. 2. Person Singular Imperativ Präsens Aktiv des Verbs ghosten.
— In French —
  • ghost n.m. (Anglicisme informatique) Clone de données, effectué à…
227 English words from 39 English definitions

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31 English words from 13 foreign definitions

Argot aux cadre Clone Copier dans des données dur est Faire Geest Geist ghosten haunt Internet louer mort nom Person plume plus possibles rare rendez-vous Singular sous spectre Spook Traductions Verbs

30 foreign words from 13 foreign definitions

Aktiv Anglicisme autre commun disque disque␣dur Écrire effectué Faire␣le␣mort Fantasma Fantasme Fantôme fichier Gespenst Hanter Imperativ informatique Invisibiliser particulièrement partir Präsens prêter prêter␣sa␣plume proche rendez répondre sollicitations un␣autre Verstorbener vous

274 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

ghosts ghosty ghosted ghosten ghoster ghostie ghostly ghost␣ant ghost␣bat ghost␣car ghostdom ghostens ghosters ghostess ghost␣gum ghost␣gun ghostier ghosties ghostify ghostily ghosting ghostish ghostism ghostlet ghost␣net ghost␣ants ghostball ghost␣band ghost␣bats ghost␣bike ghost␣bump ghost␣call ghost␣cars ghost␣crab ghost␣deer ghostdoms ghostened ghostfish ghost␣frog ghost␣gear ghost␣goal ghost␣gums ghost␣guns ghost␣home ghosthood ghosthunt ghostiest ghostings ghostkind ghostking +224 words

24 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

beghosts unghosts beghosted unghosted unghostly antighosts beghosting gray␣ghosts grey␣ghosts long␣ghosts nonghostly unghosting wereghosts gauge␣ghosts unghostlike errand-ghosts errand␣ghosts hungry␣ghosts Pepper's␣ghosts the␣ghost␣walks holding␣hostage no-ghost␣theorem Faddeev-Popov␣ghosts black␣ghost␣knifefish

26 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

beghost unghost antighost gray␣ghost grey␣ghost Holy␣Ghost long␣ghost wereghost gauge␣ghost Stone␣Ghost errand-ghost errand␣ghost hungry␣ghost pale␣as␣a␣ghost Pepper's␣ghost white␣as␣a␣ghost yield␣the␣ghost gave␣up␣the␣ghost give␣up␣the␣ghost given␣up␣the␣ghost gives␣up␣the␣ghost God␣the␣Holy␣Ghost yield␣up␣the␣ghost giving␣up␣the␣ghost Faddeev-Popov␣ghost great␣Caesar's␣ghost

7 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

gho hos HOS Hos. host ost OST

6 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

OHG OHG. soh Soh Tso TSO

3 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

gosht goths Goths

13 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word and an extra letter.)

gathos ghoast ghosts ghosty Groths has␣got hogsty oughts sought Stough thongs Thongs toughs

28 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

Gohs GoHs GOHs gosh gost goth Goth Goth. gots GOTs gsoh GSOH GTOs hogs host hots HOTs oths shog shot Soth sthg stog Thos. togs tosh Tosh TOSH

7 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

ghast Ghose Ghosh glost Khost thost vhost

2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

gost host

One epenthesis (New word found when adding only one letter.)


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