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ghetto a part of a town or city in which people of a particular race or religion are forced by law to live. [2 definitions]
ghost the spirit of a person who has died, especially one that is believed to haunt a place or living people. [2 definitions]
ghostly like a ghost; pale or eerie.
ghost town a town that has been deserted, especially one in the American West where gold or silver mines have closed.
ghoul an evil spirit that is believed to eat people and dead bodies.
giant an imaginary being who looks like a person but has enormous size and strength. [3 definitions]
gibbon a kind of primate that lives in Asian rain forests. Gibbons are small apes that can weigh up to twenty-five pounds. They have long arms and can swing quickly through trees. All kinds of gibbons are endangered.
giddy faint or dizzy. [2 definitions]
gift something a person gives without wanting anything in return; a present. [2 definitions]
gifted having a special talent or ability.
gigabyte 1,073,741,824 bytes. The capacity of a computer's hard drive is often measured in gigabytes. The abbreviation for gigabyte is G or GB.
gigantic like a giant; huge.
giggle to laugh in a silly or nervous way. [2 definitions]
Gila monster a large, poisonous reptile that lives in the southwestern part of the United States and in Mexico. This lizard has a short tail and scales in patterns of black with orange, yellow, or pink.
gild to cover or coat with gold.
gill1 the organ used for breathing by fish and other animals that live in water.
gilt1 a past tense and past participle of gild. [3 definitions]
gimmick a clever device or idea whose only purpose is to get a customer's attention.
gin1 an alcoholic drink made from grain flavored with juniper berries.
gin2 a machine for removing the seeds from raw cotton; cotton gin.
ginger the root of a tropical plant, used as a spice to flavor food. [2 definitions]