n 1: a mental representation of some haunting experience; "he
looked like he had seen a ghost"; "it aroused specters
from his past" [syn: shade
2: a writer who gives the credit of authorship to someone else
3: the visible disembodied soul of a dead person
4: a suggestion of some quality; "there was a touch of sarcasm
in his tone"; "he detected a ghost of a smile on her face"
v 1: move like a ghost; "The masked men ghosted across the
2: haunt like a ghost; pursue; ""Fear of illness haunts her"
3: write for someone else; "How many books have you
ghostwritten so far?" [syn: ghostwrite