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phubbing

  1. present participle of phub

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phubbing (uncountable)

  1. The act of ignoring a conversation going on around oneself to focus on one's phone.
    • 2014, Barbara Pachter, The Power of Positive Confrontation, →ISBN:
      Phubbing, which is the term for snubbing someone you're face to face with by looking at or using your phone, is a big source of conflict.

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