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  • n. The practice or phenomenon of making an unexpected appearance in a photograph, especially with the deliberate intention of ruining it.
  • v. Present participle of photobomb.


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  • Those of you not familiar with the sacred art of photocrashing (aka photobombing), it is the act of intentionally appearing/posing in a photo without the subject of the photos knowing.

    Austin Bloggers: Austin Metablog

  • is only 10 seconds long and pretty useless, but that hasn't stopped everyone from losing their poo over it. last night, where she talked about "photobombing" Music briefs

  • With your day off ... spend some time cultivating your photobombing hobby.


  • DeMille Award tribute reel; Brad Pitt and Clooney introducing each other's movies; Tina Fey mischievously photobombing Amy Poehler as their category was announced; Matt LeBlanc, winning for playing a version of himself in Showtime's Episodes, conceding the fictional Matt is way more interesting and fun than the real thing.

    Golden Globes Review: Third Time Not a Charm

  • From seagulls photobombing cameras to mysterious horse boys, Google Street View has become a regular source for discoveries around the world.

    Wayne's World: Google Street View's Most Excellent Find? (PHOTO)

  • But beyond displaying embarrassing snafus -- from public urination to a photobombing seagull -- Google Street View sightings can also be more enigmatic and weird, capturing people, places and poses that don't quite add up.

    The Most Mysterious Google Street View Sightings (PICTURES)

  • Also, with the bright lamp highlighting his picture, he's totally photobombing them.

    Rockin' Wrectators

  • Those Scandinavians certainly take their photobombing seriously.

    WATCH: Norwegian Flasher Interrupts Conan

  • On a completely separate note, I take much pleasure in photobombing.

    photobombers | clusterflock

  • I suppose, in that case, you could say that PGC 39058 is photobombing those more distant galaxies.

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