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1. slang To ignore someone until they go away, rather than directly expressing one's disinterest, especially in virtual communications. This phrase is often applied to failed love connections. That guy I went out with last week kept texting me, but I just wasn't interested, so I had to ghost him.
2. slang To kill someone. The boss told Ray to ghost the informant.
tv. to kill someone. Mooshoo threatened to ghost the guy.
- (as) pale as a ghost
- (as) white as a ghost
- (as) white as a sheet
- a ghost at the feast
- be a ghost of (someone or something's) former self
- be a shadow of (someone or something's) former self
- be a shadow/ghost of your/its former self
- Chinaman's chance
- ghost in the machine
- ghost of a chance
- ghost someone
- ghost town
- ghost turd
- ghost writer
- give up the ghost
- lay a ghost
- lay the ghost of (something) to rest
- lay the ghost of something
- look as if (one) has seen a ghost
- look as if you have seen a ghost
- look as though (one) has seen a ghost
- not a Chinaman's chance
- not have a ghost of a chance
- not have a/the ghost of a chance
- not have the ghost of a chance
- pale as a ghost
- the ghost at the feast
- the ghost in the machine
- the ghost walks
- the spectre at the feast
- white as a sheet
- white as a sheet/ghost
- yield the ghost