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The act of suddenly ceasing all communication with someone the subject is dating, but no longer wishes to date. This is done in hopes that the ghostee will just "get the hint" and leave the subject alone, as opposed to the subject simply telling them he/she is no longer interested. Ghosting is not specific to a certain gender and is closely related to the subject's maturity and communication skills. Many attempt to justify ghosting as a way to cease dating the ghostee without hurting their feelings, but it in fact proves the subject is thinking more of themselves, as ghosting often creates more confusion for the ghostee than if the subject kindly stated how he/she feels.
Carmen: How was your second date with Kyle?
Beth: I thought it went well, but I've texted him a couple of times since then and he's been ghosting me.
Carmen: What? I thought he was more mature than that.
by Ghostface Illa November 27, 2013
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1.) The act of disappering on your friends without notice.
2.) Cancelling plans with little or no notice.
Guy #1: Hey, have you heard from Frank?
Guy #2: No, I think he is ghosting on us!
by pfidr34 August 29, 2006
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When a guy seems really into you then suddenly disappears.
I thought that he wanted to be my boyfriend, but it turns out that he was just ghosting me because he hasn't called in five days.

from shmittenkitten.com
by Hellsbelle June 16, 2009
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While at work,
The act of doing nothing and being hard to find.
Also said as: to ghost, ghost, go ghost
Tom: What are you working on this afternoon Jerry?
Jerry: Nothing, I'm gonna go ghost in the boneyard till 430.

or...

Butch: Tom, have you seen Jerry?
Tom: Yeah, he's ghosting in the boneyard
by Geremy April 12, 2008
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Ghosting, or "to ghost" is The act of one or more dead players spectating an alive enemy player, with the intent of revealing his or her actions or location to their alive comrades, giving them an unfair situational advantage. This is achieved usually through a voice chat program, such as Ventrillo, or an IRC client.

Ghosting may also be referred to as as "Venting" in popular games like Counter-Strike. The term derives from the most popular method of ghosting in Counter-Strike, which is to use the program Ventrillo, "venting" is short for "ventrillo-ing" meaning Using Ventrillo to ghost
"WTF? that douche nozzle is totally ghosting with one of this friends. He was shooting at me, before he even saw me and he seems to know every location of our teammates!"

"Wow, this guy is predicting the future......I think he might be Venting with his guild"
by mr,x July 24, 2006
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Something that immature little boys do to girls when they're too cowardly to say they're no longer interested. This results in the boy feeling great he got away so easily without any "drama" but leaves the girl with an inordinate amount of pain, anxiety and over-thinking about what the hell she did/said/texted wrong.

A phenomena made popular in modern society with the more disposable forms of communication such as text messages thereby removing the ghosted from any culpability or having to deal with a real face to face response.
Hey did you hear from Rick since your last date??

Rick? Oh you mean Casper! He's been ghosting me since Saturday - disappeared without a trace!
by Ghosthunter10 April 08, 2016
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v. to ghost.

following behind someone without being detected. usually provides endless laughs. game invented by hamish and andy 2008.
"ghost him"
"that game of ghosting was fun yesterday"
by alpedo May 23, 2008
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