Definition of ghosting in English:



  • 1The appearance of a ghost or secondary image on a television or other display screen.

    ‘the display is sharper and less prone to ghosting’
    • ‘The only digital interference can be spotted in the opening title sequence of the first film, with noticeable ghosting of the underlying images.’
    • ‘Scattering can create problems for wireless transmission as the reflected signals can cause interference - the ghosting on TV screens for example.’
    • ‘There was no ghosting, streaking, or any other distortion that I noticed during playback of the various formats.’
    • ‘The picture is consistently strong, sharp, and clear, with very little ghosting or white burn.’
    • ‘Brightness, contrast and geometry are all excellent, and there was no indication of ghosting.’
  • 2The practice of ending a personal relationship with someone by suddenly and without explanation withdrawing from all communication.

    ‘I thought ghosting was a horrible dating habit reserved for casual flings’
    • ‘a victim of ghosting herself, Dani also admitted that she will ghost guys she’s been dating’



/ˈɡōstiNG/ /ˈɡoʊstɪŋ/