Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Natural to or resembling a ghoul: as, ghoulish delight.
- adj. Of or pertaining to ghouls.
- adj. Of or pertaining to corpses and graverobbing.
- adj. Fascinated with corpses.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Characteristic of a ghoul; vampirelike; hyenalike.
- adj. suggesting the horror of death and decay
- ghoul + -ish (Wiktionary)
“But Halloween is not just for the famous -- New Yorkers all around town were walking the streets in ghoulish getups all weekend long.”
“There is a certain ghoulish fascination with events like this.”
“He said any talk right now of replacing Senator Johnson or the shift of power, the balance in power going from Democrats to Republicans, is "ghoulish" -- Lou ..”
“Call me macabre, but wouldn’t owning a ‘Comstock Collection’ item, hold a certain ghoulish cache, at least for some?”
“But some found the idea ghoulish, and others objected to the notion that a terrorist could conceivably profit by carrying out an attack, and the research was halted.”
“Scotland Yard boss Sir Paul Stephenson labelled ghoulish tributes as "extraordinarily disappointing".”
“Save the hard lights for Halloween time, when calling your ghoulish friends.”
“And while it seems kind of ghoulish to be looking for new homes for orphan titles, one does what one feels one must, you know?”
“It seems kind of ghoulish to say, [but] why not take advantage of this situation and replace retiring teachers with really topnotch graduates and people who have experience in another industry?" he says.”
“If you woke up one morning and discovered you were now a ghoulish otherworldy creature, what kind of ghoulish otherworldly creature would you be? a. Zombie”
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