Protecting your space by pretending to be talking on your cell phone. See also cellular faux and phonyphone.
A mom to another one: How did we survive when we were in high school and some creepy guy was on his way over while you were by your locker and couldn't run anywhere, and no one else at all was around?? The kids today are cellshielding constantly, not even conscious of it at all.
by galcoolest July 30, 2005