A ghostly visitor is a demonic presence. A phantom can also suggest that an old issue is still lingering in your life Related DreamsPhantom 1. Troubles seem to take on a life of their own (to see a phantom). 2. A past experience causes regret, pain, in spite of its absence (as in phantom pain). 3. Emotionally overwhelmed. 4. Disappointment in the ofﬁng.