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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An unreal figure, such as a ghost or apparition. Also a mental image that has no physical reality.

Usage examples (34)
  • Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away.
  • Seemed to hear faint phantom bells
  • It documents what it calls phantom aid that's pledged by the US and other countries but never shows up.
  • We were also given what they call phantom stock for bonuses at the end of the year when we had a good profitable year. for more
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