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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(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
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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!
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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!
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During sex - doggystyle - switch with a friend at the point of climax, but without allowing the girl to realise. For ghosting to take full effect, ensure that the girl is positioned against a first floor window, looking out. After the switch, run down and wave through the window. Then simply enjoy her reaction to 'seeing a ghost'.
"Hey Olly, that ghosting session last night was wild."
"Yeah, until she tore off my testicle."
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To ghost: Cutting all ties with a girl.
"I'm totally ghosting Ania as of right now"
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The act of logging into another computer from a remote location, so that the user appears to be a ghost.
The guys down in IT are ghosting to see if they can find the problem.
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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.
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