n. the use of text messages to have a private discussion with another person while in a group. usually used to discuss or insult another member of the group in real time without their knowledge.
the subtlety of this act is easily thwarted by knowing glances and shared spontaneous laughter.
texter 1: dude, joe's b.o. is heinous today.
texter 2: i know, right? i thought i was the only one who noticed it
texter 1: good thing for text-lepathy