ghost from (one's) past(redirected from a ghost from one's past)
ghost from (one's) past
The reappearance in the present of someone or something unsettling from one's past. A:"Don't look now, but there's a ghost from your past over at the snack table." B: "Oh my gosh, it's my ex-boyfriend!" A: "I told you not to look!" Great, another ghost from my past. Yes, I'm the pimple-faced dweeb in that picture.
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