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addaword.gifdefinition of phubbing

noun
the act of ignoring somebody while you are using your mobile phone. A blend of the words 'phone' and 'snubbing'
You can download "Stop Phubbing" posters for restaurants and "Stop Phubbing" place cards for weddings, browse a gallery of celebrity "phubbers" caught texting instead of talking ... and even "Shame a Phubber" from your own social circle ...
Submitted from United Kingdom on 07/08/2013 13:52:00
Definition of phubbing from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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