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gho·sted (verb, intransitive)
Similar to bail, flake, ditch, or escape

1) To show up or make an appearance, but then leave suddenly and/or hastily without notice.

Similar to a 'flake,' but differs in that the person almost follows though only to ditch/bail shortly after. Generally associated with unreliable persons.

2) To leave hastily, generally without notice.
"Sorry I ghosted on you last night. I just didn't feel like being sociable."
"Dude, what happened to you yesterday? You totally ghosted out."
by billy santa December 29, 2005
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"I just ghosted someone"
by erasedone February 23, 2008
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verb: to disappear with or without notice
When we get to mom's, that cheesecake in the fridge is gonna get ghosted.
by timmmmber March 18, 2015
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When you're talking to somebody and they express affection, love, and devotion to you until one day they simply stop talking to you. Never answer texts or phone calls again.
Frank and i have been talking for months until he ghosted me.
by thegirlthatsalwaysright March 04, 2017
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to steal.

origin: mariokart 64. the 'ghost' item randomly stole another player's weapon.
Oh shit yo he ghosted by shells!
by Doomie June 10, 2004
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(Past tense) Slang term in the IT world meaning to make an exact image of an entire hard drive, or one or more of its partitions, for the purpose of backup or large-scale setups such as computer labs. Also known as drive cloning, etc.
Tech 1: Fuck, dude, help me fix this server, I just knocked it off the table while it was running and now it won't detect the hard drive! If we don't get this up soon, the admin is going to fux0r us!

Tech 2: Calm down man, I ghosted the primary hard drive yesterday so I have a backup.
by nezwick August 29, 2006
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The act of being fooled by a ghostly happening or occurrence.
A chair flew across the room- I just got ghosted!!!!
by Amerikimpsycho March 17, 2015
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