Translation of ghost in Spanish:

ghost

fantasma, n.

Pronunciation /ɡəʊst//ɡoʊst/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(phantom)

      fantasma masculine
      espíritu masculine

    • 1.2(hint, trace)

      the ghost of a smile una sonrisa apenas esbozada

    • 1.3archaic (soul)

      (with masculine article in the singular) alma feminine

  • 2

    (on TV, radar screen)
    fantasma masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    to ghost sb's speech/book escribir el discurso/libro de algn
    • his autobiography was ghosted by a journalist un periodista le escribió la autobiografía
    • The trouble is, without any material in his own handwriting, they were never able to defend him against the charge that his material was ghosted.
    • She ghosted numerous novels for someone we all knew as a famous London publisher, and I just want to see in the flesh a woman who could be that happy to stay in the shadows.
    • A range of sports people, and writers who've ghosted these ‘autobiographies’, discuss the process and the pitfalls.
    • Or pretend to write a book and get someone with talent to ghost it for you.
    • There remain recurring rumours his blockbuster novels must have been ghosted by a craftsman with the wit that eludes the public man of affairs.