English version

doppelganger in Folklore topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdoppelgangerdop‧pel‧gang‧er /ˈdɒpəlɡæŋə, -ɡeŋ- $ ˈdɑːpəlɡæŋər/ noun [countable]  1 somebody’s doppelganger2 RFan imaginary spirit that looks exactly like a living person
Examples from the Corpus
doppelgangerThis phrase always intrigued Bob; as if the speaker could split herself in two, providing a doppelganger companion.A doppelganger is invisible except to its owner and is not reflected in a mirror.Perhaps a human could find its proper doppelganger of organisms in a closed bottle.The doppelganger stands right behind its owner and always moves swiftly to dodge out of sight.