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
This occurs when a person goes "offline" on Facebook but continues to creep and look at pictures.
H: I saw you updated your status.

K: How? You weren't online.

H: I was ghosting..

K: Creeper!
by CrossCountryFool15 August 11, 2010
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
(verb) The act of stubbornly going and remaining afk for hours on end, almost always while in the middle of an IM chat. A ghoster will not indicate that they are going afk, or will be afk ten times longer than suggested. Almost always occurs when the other IM chatters desperately require the attention or assistance of the ghoster.
<4w350m3k1d1337> haha yea tht sounds epic

<bAsEmEnTfIeNd> it totaly was, u hav no idea

<4w350m3k1d1337> shit on it, we hav a hmwrk asinemnt for thurs, dont we? dude i totaly frogot, wut was it agen?

<4w350m3k1d1337> dude, uthar? u ghosting bro?

<4w350m3k1d1337> ffs DUDE WAEK UP!!!11!!

~ bAsEmEnTfIeNd ~ has been inactive for 10 minutes and may not reply

<4w350m3k1d1337> GODAMIT SHELLDON
by JLeog September 11, 2011
To ghost: Cutting all ties with a girl.
"I'm totally ghosting Ania as of right now"
by Curnis Furnis November 23, 2007
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
V. To Ghost. The action of not attending a specific date, situation or function when it was previously decided that it would be attended. To duck out or to bail from the situation.
When John Smith failed to show up for classes that day, his classmates reffered to him as Ghosting that day.
by T0m0HAwK December 05, 2010
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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