Definition: the spirit of a deceased individual
Part of Speech: Noun
Synonym(s): ghost, spirit, spook
1. While in the haunted house, we were chased by the specter of the property’s former owner.
2. The specter of the murdered man will not rest until his killer is brought to justice.
3. Because my house is rumored to contain a specter, it is being featured on the Ghost Hunters television show.