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Sneaking up on someone and scaring the shit out of them; also, mysteriously appearing at a certain point without other people knowing how you got there.
"There has been a lot of ghosting going on this house lately and it needs to fucking stop."

"Michael ghosted the shit out of Susan this morning."

"Andrew came downstairs and ghosted Susie when she was getting ready for work."
by Gary Condit September 16, 2005
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The act of fucking someone from behind, getting a mate to take over without the person noticing, then running outside and waving at them to scare the fuck outta them.
by Jimmy D May 18, 2003
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Disappearing from a party, late night, without telling anyone where the hell you're going.
Sami went ghosting, yet AGAIN???!!!!

Sami, where are you? I think she ghosted!!!

Sami went ghosting, it's 4 a.m. and this random guy is sleeping in my bed!!!!
by RedSoxChic August 01, 2006
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Using the "invisible" option on an instant messenger service so that you can see everyone on your buddylist, but you don't show up on theirs.
I was ghosting on AIM last night because I didn't feel like talking to anyone but Sarah.
by Wendi September 02, 2006
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The art of carrying on with your routines throughout the day without actually paying attention to what is going on around you, as if you're floating through the day. e.g, other people, conversations, distractions.
"Holy sh*t! Did you see that fat bitch trip up the curb? Hilarious!"

"...huh? Sorry man I was ghosting"
by yesirichards September 09, 2011
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The act of quickly leaving a bar, party, or function during a blackout without telling any of your friends.
"What was up with the ghosting last night?" I have no idea. After that last shot of tequila I don't know what happened. I think I left my credit card at the bar.
by The Widge May 27, 2008
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A glitch in an application or environment, where the text displayed is not the text being edited.
Vi is prone to Ghosting.
by Robert A. August 12, 2004
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