Definitions for phantom

Definitions for (noun) phantom

Main entry: apparition, shadow, phantasm, phantasma, phantom, fantasm

Definition: something existing in perception only

Usage: a ghostly apparition at midnight

Main entry: phantasm, phantasma, phantom, specter, spectre, apparition, fantasm

Definition: a ghostly appearing figure

Usage: we were unprepared for the apparition that confronted us

Definitions for (adj) phantom

Main entry: phantom

Definition: something apparently sensed but having no physical reality

Usage: seemed to hear faint phantom bells; the amputee's illusion of a phantom limb

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