Definition of spectre:
shadow, weirdo, tint, creep, refinement, touch, nuance, tad, shadiness, tone, apparition, subtlety, phantom, weirdy, ghostwriter, trace, shadowiness, weirdie, fantasm, spook, specter, ghost, wraith, tincture, phantasm, nicety, phantasma, shade.
- "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
- "The Island Treasure", John Conroy Hutcheson.
So unchanging was the dull old house, the yellow light in the darkened room, the faded spectre in the chair by the dressing- table glass, that I felt as if the stopping of the clocks had stopped Time in that mysterious place, and, while I and everything else outside it grew older, it stood still.- "Great Expectations", Charles Dickens.