English version

ghost story

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Literature
ghost storyˈghost ˌstory noun [countable]  a story about ghosts that is intended to frighten people
Examples from the Corpus
ghost storyHuck asks for a ghost story, so Jim tells a story about a scary evening he spent with medical school cadavers.The change sheds a bit of light on an old ghost story.The ghost story may be in for revision too.
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