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  • n. Alternative spelling of doppelganger.

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  • n. A spiritual or ghostly double or counterpart; esp., an apparitional double of a living person; a cowalker.

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  • n. a ghostly double of a living person that haunts its living counterpart


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  • 2. alter ego
    Part of Speech: noun
    Definition: other side to personality
    Synonyms: doppelganger, evil twin, second self

    3. alter ego
    Part of Speech: noun
    Definition: companion
    Synonyms: buddy, chum, confidante, counterpart, doppelganger*, pal, soul mate
    * = informal/non-formal usage

    4. counterpart
    Part of Speech: noun
    Definition: match; identical part or thing
    Synonyms: analogue, carbon copy, complement, copy, correlate, correlative, correspondent, dead ringer, ditto*, doppelganger , duplicate, equal, equivalent, fellow, like, look alike, mate, obverse, opposite, opposite number, peas in a pod, pendant, ringer, spit and image, spitting image, supplement, tally, twin, two of a kind

    5. poltergeist
    Part of Speech: noun
    Definition: ghost
    Synonyms: apparition, appearance, banshee, demon, doppelganger , haunter, kelpie, phantasm, phantom, revenant, specter, spirit, spook, vision, visitor

    6. specter
    Part of Speech: noun
    Definition: ghost
    Synonyms: apparition, appearance, demon, doppelganger , phantasm, phantom, poltergeist, presence, shadow, spirit, spook, vision

    7. spitting image
    Part of Speech: noun
    Definition: exact likeness
    Synonyms: Doppelganger , carbon copy, clone, copy, dead ringer, double, duplicate, eidetic image, exact counterpart, exact duplicate, exact likeness, facsimile, image of, likeness, living image, living picture, look-alike, lookalike, match, mirror image, picture of, replica, ringer, spit and image, twin, very image

    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition
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    June 13, 2010

  • A doppelgänger or fetch is the ghostly double of a living person, a sinister form of bilocation.

    September 27, 2008

  • This is who I'd like to meet.

    January 30, 2008