8/3/19 Phubbing

Phubbing describes the attention one gives to one’s cell phone or other electronic mobile device to the exclusion of the companions one is with. 
Phubbing is the noun form, though it is sometimes used as a verb as in phub, phubs, phubbed.

The term phubbing was coined by blending the words phone and snubbing (which means ignoring disdainfully).