Definition of "ghosting" []

  • The appearance of one or more false images on a television screen. (noun)
  • The act or an instance of ending a romantic relationship by not responding to attempts to communicate by the other party (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved. (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ghosting" in a sentence
  • "His offending started with stealing cars, but quickly progressed to "ghosting" - ripping off cannabis plantations in the forest around Kaingaroa - and growing it and selling it himself."
  • "His eye fell on the baby, a strange expression ghosting over his face."
  • "Oonishi shifted his shoulders, an impatient expression ghosting across his face."