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Ghosting

Meaning 1 Leaving without saying goodbye
Definition

Ghosting means leaving without saying goodbye. It may refer to when a person leaves a social gathering without saying goodbye or when a person cuts off contact without warning.

Ghosting is done by people who don't want to go through the drawn-out process of saying their farewells to others when all they want to do is bounce. The term is also known by some as the French exit or Irish goodbye. Ghosting may also appear as "Ghost."

The term can also be used to describe when a person abruptly cuts off contact with you. He or she may stop texting or emailing without giving a reason.

Example
"Patrick left? He didn't say goodbye!"
"Yeah, he's always ghosting at parties."
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Updated May 18, 2016
Meaning 2 Observing an enemy player
Definition

A gaming term where a player watches an online stream of another player (e.g., on Twitch) while playing against him in order to gain an advantage.

Example
"It's so obvious he's ghosting. He's playing like he knows his opponent's every move."
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Updated January 29, 2013

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