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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ghost that announces its presence with rapping and the creation of disorder.

Usage examples (35)
  • "See you tomorrow," said the poltergeist, and fled.
  • Cat: Maybe the poltergeist got hungry in the night?
  • Fred looked across the hall at the poltergeist bobbing on his level above the crowd.
  • And it wasn't that long ago that she'd forced the poltergeist out of Keith's workshop. for more
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