- ghost, shade, spook, wraith, specter, spectre - a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters from his past"
--1 is a kind of apparition, phantom, phantasm, phantasma, shadow
Derived form: verb ghost2
- ghostwriter, ghost - a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
--2 is a kind of writer, author
Derived form: verb ghost3
- ghost - the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
--3 is a kind of soul, psyche
--3 has particulars: poltergeist; revenant
Derived form: verb ghost1
- touch, trace, ghost - a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
--4 is a kind of suggestion, proposition, proffer
- ghost - move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the moonlit yard"
--1 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
Derived form: noun ghost3
- haunt, obsess, ghost - haunt like a ghost; pursue; "Fear of illness haunts her"
--2 is one way to preoccupy
Derived form: noun ghost1
The good news will ghost her
- ghost, ghostwrite - write for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
--3 is one way to author
Derived form: noun ghost2
Did he ghost his major works over a short period of time?