Doctors, patients, a phantom lawyer (“I spoke with the patient at length, but he is still refusing…”)?
He taught himself to write by serving as phantom stenographer to the literary he-man.
And Burlesque and The phantom of the Opera for best picture.
The sci-fi blockbuster of 2009, Avatar, crushes 1999's The phantom Menace under its enormous blue foot.
In phantom, his co-star will be Sierra Boggess (portraying Christine), who played his daughter in The Little Mermaid.
The phantom ship, for such she appeared, loomed larger and larger.
The phantom that my mind pursued, was another and more real child.
The anthropologist was too erratic a man 122 to inspire confidence, and the phantom needed someone whom he could trust absolutely.
This was like his phantom, or, if one may say so, without disrespect--his mummy.
Stained she must take even the phantom of his hand, or not at all.
c.1300, fantum "illusion, unreality," from Old French fantosme (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *fantauma, from Latin phantasma "an apparition" (see phantasm). The ph- was restored in English late 16c. (see ph). Meaning "specter, spirit, ghost" is attested from late 14c.; that of "something having the form, but not the substance, of a real thing" is from 1707. As an adjective from early 15c.
phantom phan·tom or fan·tom (fān'təm)
Something apparently seen, heard, or sensed, but having no physical reality.
An image that appears only in the mind; an illusion.
A model, especially a transparent one, of the human body or of any of its parts.
Resembling, characteristic of, or being a phantom; illusive.