- 1= ghostwrite
- 2[intransitive] + adv./prep. (literary) to move without making a sound They ghosted up the smooth waters of the river. Word Origin Old English gāst (in the sense ‘spirit, soul’), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch geest and German Geist. The gh- spelling occurs first in Caxton, probably influenced by Flemish gheest.
BrE BrE//ɡəʊst//; NAmE NAmE//ɡoʊst//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ghost
BrE BrE//ɡəʊst//; NAmE NAmE//ɡoʊst//he / she / it ghosts
BrE BrE//ɡəʊsts//; NAmE NAmE//ɡoʊsts//past simple ghosted
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstɪd//past participle ghosted
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstɪd//-ing form ghosting
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstɪŋ//