Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

phub

[fuhb]Slang.
See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
verb (used with object), phubbed, phub·bing.
  1. to ignore (a person or one's surroundings) when in a social situation by busying oneself with a phone or other mobile device: Hey, are you phubbing me? I hate to see a mother wheeling a stroller while phubbing her baby.
Show More
verb (used without object), phubbed, phub·bing.
  1. to ignore a person or one's surroundings in this way.
Show More

Origin of phub

First recorded in 2010–14; ph(one)1 + snub
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018