Dark shadows gathering at dusk:
Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; a ghost or apparition.
A haunting or disturbing image or prospect:
The ghost of a dead person.
A deceptive likeness
Find another word for spectre. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for spectre, like: shade, phantom, specter, ghost, spook, wraith, apparition, phantasm, phantasma, fantasm and menace.