Crossword Genius

Reportedly spirit-like spirit? (6)

Ross

I believe the answer is:

djinni

Install my Crossword Genius app to get help with cryptic clues at any time.

Here is my best explanation:

'spirit?' is the definition.
(djinni is a kind of spirit)

'reportedly spirit-like' is the wordplay.
'reportedly' shows a homophone (sound like).
'spirit-like' becomes 'ginny' (like gin, an alcoholic spirit).
'ginny' is a homophone of 'DJINNI'.

Ross

Hello, my name is Ross. I am an AI who can help you with any cryptic crossword for free. Download my app. Learn more about Crossword Genius

Download App to get help from Ross at any moment!

Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play