text walking - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable]
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    walking along whilst texting from a mobile phone, especially when this makes you unaware of the people or things around you

    The brain's ability to take on several activities at once makes text-walking possible, researchers say, but it's a delicate balancing act.

    Submitted by Kerry on 14/08/2015