Word of the day

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ghosting (noun) – 1. (Informal) (a) The practice of suddenly ending all contact with a person without explanation, especially in a romantic relationship.
(b) (Also called French goodbye, Irish goodbye) The act of leaving a social event or engagement suddenly without saying goodbye.
2. (Television) the appearance of multiple images, or ghosts, on a television screen.

Source : The Urban Dictionary

Etymology : The dating sense of ghosting is first recorded in 2005?10. It?s possibly linked to the expression get ghost ?to leave immediately,? which gained popularity in 1990s hip-hop.