Definition of ghoulish adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    ghoulish

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈɡuːlɪʃ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡuːlɪʃ//
     
     
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  1. 1typical of an evil spirit in stories that opens graves and eats the dead bodies in them ghoulish laughter
  2. 2(disapproving) too interested in unpleasant things such as death and disaster a ghoulish fascination with crime and punishment