Specter refers a ghost, or something that is widely feared or is a source of terror or dread.
Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
The ghost of a dead person.
An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
A place often visited
(Uncountable) Supernatural beings and events collectively. (When used with definite article: "the supernatural".)
Something invented, made up, or fabricated:
In Platonic philosophy, objective reality as perceived and distorted by the five senses.
(Military slang) An unidentified aircraft, especially as observed as a spot on a radar screen, and often suspected to be hostile. (Also sometimes used as a synonym for bandit - an enemy aircraft)
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
A person or thing reborn.
The definition of an illusion is an idea or something you can see that isn’t real.
(Psychiatry) A false, persistent belief maintained in spite of evidence to the contrary
Find another word for phantom. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for phantom, like: ghost, apparition, phantasma, specter, shade, wraith, spook, eidolon, spirit, ghostly and haunt.