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

 

ghostly

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈɡəʊstli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡoʊstli//
 
(ghostlier, ghostliest)
 
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looking or sounding like a ghost; full of ghosts a ghostly figure ghostly footsteps the ghostly churchyard The airfield was bathed in the ghostly glow of a searchlight. Word Origin Old English gāstlic, from gāst ‘ghost’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ghostly