What is phubbing?

New word added to Oxford Dictionaries:

“Phubbing refers to the practice of ignoring one’s companion or companions in order to pay attention to one’s phone or other mobile device. The word is a blend of phone and snub. It was invented in 2012 …”

The complete article is available at: http://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/05/phub-made-eat-words/?utm_source=new-newsletter-june1&utm_medium=email&utm_content=new-words-phubbing&utm_campaign=od-newsletter

Source: OxfordWords Blog

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