see also: Phantom
  • IPA: /ˈfæntəm/

phantom (plural phantoms)

  1. A ghost or apparition.
  2. Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality; an image that appears only in the mind; an illusion or delusion.
  3. (bridge) A placeholder for a pair of players when there are an odd number of pairs playing.
  4. (medical imaging) A test object.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: fantoma

phantom (not comparable)

  1. Illusive.
  2. Fictitious or nonexistent.
    a phantom limb
Proper noun
  1. Nickname of the F-4B jet fighter flown by U.S. marines in Vietnam.
  2. Rolls-Royce Phantom

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