When you read a BBM message without actually opening the conversation, so the sender does not know that it has been read. This makes it easier to avoid them because the sender is unaware they are being ignored.
I was so annoyed with Jake so I started screening his messages.
by Elsherzies May 22, 2011
In weed terms, a screen is a metal or glass filter designed to let smoke through and keep ash out.
Use screens with a pipe or a bong.
by GodSend222 July 12, 2008
(Verb) screen:/Screened/Screening

To see a notification on your phone but not act on it.
Tina: He's texting me again.
Rina: Tell him to stop.
Tina: I don't want to be mean.
Tina: I know I'll just screen the text.
by Mediumhygh October 13, 2014
A term used to describe a form of cheating in video games most common in the game mode split-screen, where the different players battle each other on one screen split into different compartments per player (4 player max.).

By looking at a other players screen, the location and other information about that player can be found.
Dude, the only reason you knew where I was hiding was because you were screening!
by ThatRegret April 10, 2010
To strategically but unfairly look at another persons section of the TV while playing a multiplayer video game.
by J-Dubzzzs May 13, 2009
To read text on a computer screen, cellphone screen, Kindle screen or PDA screen or BlackBerry screen; replaces the term "reading" which now only refers to reading print text on paper
"I hate reading print newspapers now. I do all my screening online."
by PRwiz101 February 15, 2009