70+ Top Ghost Puns

Ghost puns

Whether you’re a paranormal enthusiast or are just planning on throwing an epic Halloween party, having a couple of ghost jokes up your sleeve is a sure-fire way to ensure you’re a hit amongst any crowd.

Ghost puns are just what you need to keep your spirits high during a scary night of telling spooky ghost stories or while on the hunt for evidence of the other side.

Continue reading to find a treasure trove of the best and funniest ghost puns.

The 70+ Top Ghost Puns

Here is our selection of the top 70+ ghost puns:

10 spooky treat puns

Use these when you hand your little trick-or-treaters their candy:

  1. What do you call a ghost’s favourite dessert? Ice scream!
  2. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of snack? Scare-ami and cheese!
  3. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of sandwich? Peanut boo-ter and jelly!
  4. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of pasta? Fettuccine Afraid-o!
  5. Why didn’t the ghost eat his candy? He didn’t have the stomach for it.
  6. What’s a ghost’s favourite yoghurt flavour? Boo-berry.
  7. What does a ghost eat with meatballs? Spook-ghetti.
  8. What’s the ghost’s favourite thing about Christmas dinner? The grave-y.
  9. How do ghosts like their eggs? Terror-fried.
  10. What do ghosts eat on Halloween? Ghoulash.

Five more food-inspired ghost jokes

Try these to keep those ghostly snack puns rolling:

  1. What do you call broccoli when it becomes a ghost? Ghoul-iflower!
  2. Why did the ghost go to the supermarket? He needed to stock up on scream cheese!
  3. What do ghosts love to drink? Ghoul Aid.
  4. What kind of fruit do ghosts like best? Boo-nanas!
  5. Why do ghosts go on diets? They want to keep their ghoulish figures!

10 tricky ghost puns

Use these puns for your more serious ghost hunting buddies:

  1. Why did the ghost go to the doctor? He couldn’t stop coffin!
  2. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of music? Sheet music!
  3. Why did the teenage ghost go to the mall? To hang out with her ghoul-friends.
  4. Why are ghosts great at poker? They have a lot of dead giveaways!
  5. Why are ghosts bad at keeping secrets? They’re always spilling the boos!
  6. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of pet? A scaredy-cat!
  7. Why did the ghost join a dating app? He was looking for his boo!
  8. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of game? Hide-and-shriek!
  9. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of dance? The boo-gie-woo-gie!
  10. What’s a ghost’s favourite type of flower? Boo-quets!

10 more tricky puns

Tough crowd? Try these 10 additional funny ghost jokes:

  1. What does a baby ghost wear on Halloween? A pillowcase.
  2. Why was the ghost embarrassed? He had a boo-ger.
  3. What tool helps a ghost lie perfectly flat? A spirit level!
  4. Where do ghosts go when they want to surf? The Dead Sea.
  5. Who did the ghost invite to his party? Any old friend he could dig up.
  6. Why are ghosts terrible liars? You can see right through them.
  7. Why do ghosts hate the rain? It dampens their spirits.
  8. What’s the Ghostbusters’ catchphrase in Italian? I ain’t Alfredo no ghost!
  9. What do baby ghosts wear on their feet? Boo-ties.
  10. What colour are sad ghosts? Bloooooo.

10 working ghost puns

Try these funny ghost jokes on your work colleagues:

  1. Why did the ghost become a chef? He had a talent for soul food!
  2. Why did the ghost become a lifeguard? He loved to save souls!
  3. Why did the ghost become a poet? He had a flair for haunting verse!
  4. Why did the ghost become a detective? He had a sixth sense for solving mysteries!
  5. Why did the ghost become a doctor? He wanted to heal boo-boos!
  6. Why did the ghost become a comedian? He loved to make people scream with laughter!
  7. Why did the ghost become a baker? He loved to make scream puffs!
  8. Why did the ghost become a musician? He had a ghostly good voice!
  9. Why did the ghost become a painter? He loved to draw haunting experiences!
  10. Why did the ghost become a magician? He loved to make things disappear!

More puns about career-driven ghosts

Keep the laughs coming with these ones:

  1. Why did the ghost become a journalist? He had a nose for the unearthly news!
  2. Why did the ghost become a pilot? He loved to take flight!
  3. Why did the ghost become a chef? He loved to experiment with ghost pepper recipes!
  4. What do you call an author in the afterlife? A ghostwriter!
  5. What position does a soccer ghost play on the field? Ghoul-keeper.
  6. What do you call the ghost of a door-to-door salesman? A dead ringer.
  7. Why did the ghost go to University? He wanted to study eek-onomics!

Everyday-life funny ghost puns

Try these funny ghost puns when socialising with friends:

  1. Why did the ghost go to the gym? He wanted to exorcise!
  2. Why did the ghost go to the playground? He loved the swings and apparitions!
  3. Why did the ghost go to the library? He wanted to find a ghostwriter!
  4. Why did the ghost go to the dentist? He had a wicked toothache!
  5. What’s a ghost’s shoe? Sneak-ers!
  6. What’s a ghost’s favourite makeup to wear? Mas-scare-a!
  7. What kind of horses do ghosts ride? Night-mares.
  8. Who did the ghost take to prom? A ghoul-friend!
  9. Where do ghosts buy their clothes? At a boo-tique!
  10. What do you say to dull ghosts? You’re all so boo-ring!

10 more everyday-life ghost puns

Does your audience want some more laughs? Try these funny ghost puns:

  1. What did the boy ghost say to his girlfriend? You are so boo-tiful!
  2. Where do ghosts go on vacation? Mali-boo.
  3. Where do ghosts buy their food? At the ghost-ery store.
  4. What do ghosts use to wash their hair? Sham-boo!
  5. Where do baby ghosts spend the day when their parents are at work? Day-scare.
  6. What kind of street does a ghost live on? A dead end.
  7. How do ghosts tell their future? They read their horror-scope.
  8. How does a ghost sneeze? Ahh, ahh, ahh, BOO!
  9. What did the ghost wear to improve his eyesight? Spook-tacles.
  10. What is a ghost’s favourite carnival ride? The roller-ghoster.

Funny one-liners

Try these funny one-liners for a quick smile:

  1. The ghoul didn’t get his letter on time because it got lost at the ghost office.
  2. The ghost said to the supermodel, “If you’ve got it, haunt it’.
  3. The ghost was told off when he spooked out of turn.
  4. I would make a joke about skeletons, but you probably wouldn’t find it all that humerus.
  5. The most useless room in a ghost’s home is the living room.


What are some fun Halloween quotes?

Use these quotes when your ghost-hunting adventure becomes too intense:

  • By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” – William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
  • When black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween.” – Unknown
  • “Believe nothing you hear and only one half that you see.” – Edgar Allan Poe.
  • Every day is Halloween, isn’t it? For some of us.” – Tim Burton.
  • The dead rise again, bats fly, terror strikes and screams echo, for tonight it’s Halloween.” – Unknown.

Final Thoughts

We’re sure these 70+ top ghost puns will come in handy whether you’re joining in on a paranormal ghost-hunting adventure or at a Halloween-themed party.

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Sam Ashford
Sam Ashford - Author

Hey, I'm Sam Ashford! I'm a ghost-hunting expert, writer and founder of SpiritShack. My mission is to help people like yourself learn about spirituality and how to hunt ghosts!