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A ghost; apparition
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  1. A ghost; apparition
  2. A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
  3. Any object of fear or dread
A sudden or unusual sight:
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  1. A sudden or unusual sight:
  2. A ghostly figure; a specter.
  3. Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way
Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
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  1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
  2. Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
  3. A gradation of a color as it is mixed with black or is decreasingly illuminated:
A trick, as one designed or performed by a stage magician, appearing to defy ordinary physical laws
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  1. A trick, as one designed or performed by a stage magician, appearing to defy ordinary physical laws
  2. A fine transparent net fabric, used for dresses or trimmings.
  3. Something that is erroneously perceived or construed:
A false belief that is resistant to confrontation with actual facts.
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  1. A false belief that is resistant to confrontation with actual facts.
  2. A false belief or perception strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence, especially as a symptom of mental illness, as in schizophrenia.
  3. A false belief or opinion:
A ghostly figure; a specter.
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  1. A ghostly figure; a specter.
  2. Anything that appears unexpectedly or in an extraordinary way
  3. A phantom or ghost
(Sports) A golf score of one stroke over par.
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  1. (Sports) A golf score of one stroke over par.
  2. (--- Chiefly British) The number of strokes that a good player is likely to need to finish a golf hole or course.
  3. An evil or mischievous spirit; a hobgoblin.
A hobgoblin; a bogey.
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  1. A hobgoblin; a bogey.
  2. A goblin; a frightful spectre or phantom; a bogy or bugbear.
  3. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
An image or representation of an idea; a representation of an ideal form; an apparition of some actual or imaginary entity, or of some aspect of reality.
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  1. An image or representation of an idea; a representation of an ideal form; an apparition of some actual or imaginary entity, or of some aspect of reality.
  2. An image without real existence; phantom; apparition
  3. A phantom, a ghost or elusive entity.
A slight or faint trace:
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  1. A slight or faint trace:
  2. (Folklore) A dead person's disembodied spirit, esp. when thought of as appearing to the living as a pale, shadowy apparition
  3. The spirit or soul
A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
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  1. A perception of something that has no physical reality; figment of the mind; esp., a specter, or ghost
  2. Something apparently seen but having no physical reality; a phantom or an apparition.
  3. (Philos.) A mental impression of a real person or thing
Alternative form of phantasm.
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A person who returns, as after a long absence
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  1. A person who returns, as after a long absence
  2. One who returns after death.
  3. Ghost
(Archaic) A shadow
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  1. (Archaic) A shadow
  2. (Chiefly Literary) A ghost; specter
  3. A disembodied spirit; a ghost.
A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
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  1. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity:
  2. Shelter; protection:
  3. A phantom; a ghost.
A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
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  1. A ghostly apparition; a phantom.
  2. Any object of fear or dread
  3. A ghost; apparition
The Holy Spirit.
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  1. The Holy Spirit.
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
A visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
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  1. A visitor, esp. one from a strange or foreign place
  2. (Ornithology) A migratory bird in any of its temporary resting places
  3. A supernatural visitor; ghost, phantom, etc.
The spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person's death
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  1. The spectral figure of a person supposedly seen as a premonition just before that person's death
  2. The ghost of a dead person.
  3. A ghost
(Slang) A spy or secret agent
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  1. (Slang) A spy or secret agent
  2. (Informal) A ghost; a specter.
A place often visited
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  1. A place often visited
  2. A place much frequented.
  3. (Chiefly Southern US) A ghost or other supernatural being.
Find another word for phantom. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for phantom, like: specter, apparition, shade, illusion, delusion, ghost, apparition, bogey, bogeyman, bogle and eidolon.