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Phan"tom (?), n. [OE. fantome, fantosme, fantesme, OF. fant&ô;me, fr. L. phantasma, Gr. &unr_;, fr. &unr_; to show. See Fancy, and cf. Phaëton, Phantasm, Phase.] That which has only an apparent existence; an apparition; a specter; a phantasm; a sprite; an airy spirit; an ideal image.
Strange phantoms rising as the mists arise. Pope.
She was a phantom of delight. Wordsworth.
Phantom ship. See Flying Dutchman, under Flying. -- Phantom tumor (Med.), a swelling, especially of the abdomen, due to muscular spasm, accumulation of flatus, etc., simulating an actual tumor in appearance, but disappearing upon the administration of an anæsthetic.
Phan"tom, a. Being, or of the nature of, a phantom.
Phantom isles are floating in the skies. B. Taylor.