Headphone Zombie

What does headphone zombie mean?

An unresponsive person wearing headphones

A term that describes a person wearing headphones and oblivious to the rest of the word.

With the quality of headphones these days it is easy for people to tune out the rest of the world and appear similar to zombies that walk around seemingly without a purpose. These creatures are common among young people that would rather listen to music than communicate with the people around them.


The bus is full of headphone zombies that don't ever talk to other people

Zombie listening to music

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Updated May 11, 2016

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