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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To keep coming back to mind (especially of unpleasant memories); To visit or inhabit as a disembodied spirit. Also: To spend much time at.

Usage examples (31)
  • For the rest of your life, every time you say, "We've always done it that way," my ghost will appear and haunt you for twenty-four hours.
  • Do you think your house of Knowl down there is what you call haunt, my dear? '
  • For example, if you use the word haunt you cannot use haunts.
  • Apple iPad and the MAD TV video: Will the name haunt Apple (Video) ... for more
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