Definition of haunting in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhauntingsSUF-ing
    1. A particular instance of haunting; a ghostly habitation.
      1. During the haunting, strange voices and noises were heard and objects flew off tables.
  • Verb
    1. present participle of haunt.
      1. A ghost was haunting the house.
  • AdjectiveCOMmore hauntingSUPmost haunting
    1. Remaining in the mind; not easily forgotten.
      1. He had a haunting gaze.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • And in “Central Park in the Dark” and her haunting response to “The Unanswered Question,” Sokolow evokes more small-town anomie in spare shifts of ranks, topplings and rises.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adjectives
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
        Related Links:
        1. en hauntings
        2. en hauntingly
        3. en hauntingness
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of haunting for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "haunting" is an adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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