- a person who returns, as after a long absence
- ghost (sense )
Origin of revenantFrench from present participle of revenir, to come back: see revenue
- One that returns after a lengthy absence.
- One who returns after death.
Origin of revenantFrench from present participle of revenir to return from Old French; see revenue .
(comparative more revenant, superlative most revenant)
- Used as an adjective.