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1. An evil spirit or demon in Muslim folklore believed to plunder graves and feed on corpses.
2. In popular folklore, an undead or subhuman being, especially one that eats human flesh.
3. A grave robber.
4. One who delights in the revolting, morbid, or loathsome.

[Arabic ġūl, from ġāla, to seize, snatch; see ġwl in Semitic roots.]

ghoul′ish adj.
ghoul′ish·ly adv.
ghoul′ish·ness n.


advauf makabre Art


[ˌguːlɪʃlɪ] advin modo macabro, morbosamente
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From time to time Madame de S extended a claw-like hand, glittering with costly rings, towards the paper of cakes, took up one and devoured it, displaying her big false teeth ghoulishly.
This is one of those things that people do not believe can happen until it does--and, despite the unspeakable tragedy, it took less than an hour for politicians to criticize the President, ghoulishly exhorting that we need more than prayers and consolation.
In the strip, Miriam Adelson, grinning ghoulishly, tells her husband, "you've trained those Republicans well.
The set is minimal, the characters ghoulishly cartoonish, and the audience respond like they're at a rock gig.
The borough's first ever Fright Night event, which at Stockton Central Library, saw young people aged 11 to 16 enjoy a host of ghoulishly themed activities, crafts, food and drinks.
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There is no better way to serve your Halloween potions then in some ghoulishly ghostly glassware.
FARM Attraction of the Year Hall Hill Farm will be opening for Halloween fun this half term from tomorrow until October 29 offering an exciting week of ghoulishly good fun.
Bring your little horrors to Down at the Farm's Halloween Spookfest for a ghoulishly good day out.
Whether you're hosting a spooktastic party or decorating your doorway for local trick or treaters this skull wreath is an easy and ghoulishly great addition.
But by the time recently released videos showed abortionists at a convention ghoulishly laughing about "eyeballs rolling into our laps," the general public no longer much cared.
Sightings include a ghoulishly beautiful white woman in Cefn Mably House and even a water monster in the River Taff.