the feeling or thought that your cell phone is or has gone off when it really hasn't gone off at all.
"I think i just got a text.......WTF no i didn't" "dude you just had phantom cell phone"
by fat ass 1234 January 05, 2009
The feeling of your phone vibrating in your pocket when it is not there. Also occurs when you have lost your cellphone, but keep hearing it ring.
Betsy almost wrecked her car trying to answer her phantom cellphone.
by Le Miel February 05, 2010