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See definition of banshee on Dictionary.com
  • as inpoltergeist
  • as inphantasma
  • as invisitant
  • as inghost

synonyms for banshee

  • Doppelganger
  • apparition
  • appearance
  • demon
  • kelpie
  • phantasm
  • phantom
  • revenant
  • specter
  • spirit
  • spook
  • vision
  • visitor
  • haunter
  • phantom
  • devil
  • demon
  • soul
  • shadow
  • specter
  • vision
  • apparition
  • revenant
  • appearance
  • haunt
  • visitor
  • shade
  • spook
  • poltergeist
  • phantasm
  • wraith
  • vampire
  • daemon
  • manes
  • kelpie
  • zombie
  • eidolon
  • ethereal being
  • incorporeal being
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antonyms for banshee

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  • being
  • reality
  • entity
  • being
  • angel
  • god
  • reality
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How to use banshee in a sentence

There was a man at my screening with the most irritating banshee laugh, which he would unleash at the most base-level moments of humor.
YOU SHOULD ABSOLUTELY GO BACK TO THE MOVIES. I DID. AND CRIED. (A LOT.)KEVIN FALLONMAY 28, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
It is probably sometimes the one and sometimes the other; and its origin is very possibly like that of the Banshee.
ANIMAL GHOSTSELLIOTT O'DONNELL
By that time they were down in the servant's pantry where Polly was moaning and groaning and wailing like a banshee.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS
I left the road, circled the house with the turbine screaming like a banshee and the car taking the corners on the outside wheels.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
The car shuddered, howled like a wounded banshee, and then leaped forward with a roar.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
"Good old Dog; he's treed the Banshee," and Yan rushed out into the darkness.
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON
He knew now why she did it—it was to keep herself from wailing like a banshee!
POPPYCYNTHIA STOCKLEY
The banshee may, indeed, partake to some extent of a ghostly character.
ULSTER FOLKLOREELIZABETH ANDREWS
Here I have been, melancholy as a roofless banshee, for two whole days.
MARJORIE DEAN, COLLEGE SENIORPAULINE LESTER
Blaring metallic clangor, and the uncanny banshee wailing of the hunting sirens.
SHOCK TREATMENTSTANLEY MULLEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BANSHEE

  • apparition
  • appearance
  • banshee
  • daemon
  • demon
  • devil
  • eidolon
  • ethereal being
  • haunt
  • incorporeal being
  • kelpie
  • manes
  • phantasm
  • phantom
  • poltergeist
  • revenant
  • shade
  • shadow
  • soul
  • specter
  • spook
  • vampire
  • vision
  • visitor
  • wraith
  • zombie
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.