Ghostly and Spooky


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Ghostly adjective – Resembling or characteristic of a phantom.
Spooky is a synonym for ghostly in unearthly topic. In some cases you can use "Spooky" instead an adjective "Ghostly", when it comes to topics like like an apparition, creepy, wraithlike. informal substitute
Nearby Words: ghost, ghosted
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Spooky adjective – Fearfully and mysteriously strange or fantastic.
Usage example: a spooky tale of strange hauntings and mysterious reincarnations

Ghostly is a synonym for spooky in eerie topic. You can use "Ghostly" instead an adjective "Spooky", if it concerns topics such as like an apparition, frightening, wraithlike. popular alternative
Nearby Words: spook, spooked, spooking
Synonyms for Spooky

Things that words describes

ghost ghostly ghost spooky ghost
voice ghostly voice spooky voice
tree ghostly tree spooky tree
version ghostly version spooky version
Other nouns: apparition, laughter, happenings, enemies, sounds.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / JumpStart Adventures 4th Grade: Haunted Island Themed Cursor: As you can see from the screenshot, the game makes the cursor look spooky and ghostly.
  • Spooky Seance Disney's Haunted Mansion ride includes a spooky séance presided by the ghostly medium Madame Leota.
    Source: Spooky Seance
  • Video Game / The Lost Crown I See Dead People: Some of the ghostly images appear briefly, only the cameras can let you see some of it clearly...other parts are a little....spooky...see the Spooky Photography explanation below.
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