Top Definition
The amount of time it takes someone to return a text message.
- I sent her a text message over three hours ago! I don’t know if she’s ignoring me or if she just has a long textual refractory period.
- During his textual refractory period, a male is temporarily uninterested in further texting.
- Unlike men, most women do not experience a textual refractory period immediately after texting.
- Ugh! My grandpa’s textual refractory period is like twenty hours!
by Justice Bird January 30, 2012

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