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DEFINITION: v. To yell at a store clerk for correctly doing something that is clearly part of their job. n. A shopper who believes, as a "customer", it's their duty to bother, berate and belittle the people who serve them.

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Frankify

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Created by: fabdiva

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Storemybitch

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: stormy (store me) bitch

Sentence: The hag had gone on a jag, a store wide deride, turning many an employee in the store house, into a running store mouse. Like a tornado she struck, heaving down her groceries, making the clerk wish he could run into a storm cellar, instead of reamining a store seller. Like a storm beach, the clerk shored himself up, and braved the storemybitch!

Etymology: The comparison being that of a STORE hit by a STOREMY BITCH, making it as beseiged as as STORMY BEACH. Store - place where goods are sold. Stormy - 1) affected by and subject to storms that can wreak havoc. Stormy - 2) subjected to strong emotional disturbances that can wreak havoc. Bitch - a highly offensive term for a woman who attacks, like a storm attacks, but with words, using them to berate and belittle, often in a vulgar way with vulgar language.

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ROTFLMAO! You're so funny! Loved it! :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-17: 03:48:00

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Purchastise

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: perch-ass-tize

Sentence: "Lookout, here comes the old lady who wants every single item in separate double bags." Oh, no, looks like it's my turn to be purchastised.

Etymology: purchase + chastise

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Cashierbasher

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: cash ear bash er

Sentence: cusstomer Pat transgressed into a shopstopper as his savings dwindled. After losing his job at the local automaker, spending became a rare terrifying event: as a clientfromhell, he took out his anger on the cashiers, cashierbashing them with taunts and putdowns. As a cusstomer, his cusses and jeers masked his jealousy toward the cashiers handling money AND getting paid! Pat’s spendrebellion cost him dearly. One day a sign in the nearby grosserystorefront read “NO CUSSTOMERS ALLOWED”.

Etymology: From cashier and basher - to abuse.

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Awesome word and lol at "CUSSTOMERS" You've got my vote :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-17: 03:46:00

Thanks, but cusstomers IS better! - splendiction, 2009-04-17: 19:08:00

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Clientelloff

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: klahy-uhn-tel-awf

Sentence: Kyle is a jerk. He somehow thinks it is his duty to correct any wrong behavior which is usually defined as anything different than what he would do. When he decided to to clientelloff the clerk she turned the tables on him and left him in clientears.

Etymology: clientele (the clients or customers, as of a professional person or shop, considered collectively; a group or body of clients) + tell-off (to rebuke severely; scold)

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Patronterrorizer

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ˈpā-trən-ˈter-ər-īz-ər

Sentence: Hema always dreaded to see old loud mouthed George enter the store...he was such a "patronterrorizer" that as soon as she saw his face, she would turn away hoping he would go to another cashier's line. For some strange reason George would hone in on Hema and wait in her line because he knew she was the most sensitive to his "patronterrorizing."

Etymology: Patron:One who buys the goods or uses the services offered especially by an establishment. Terrorize:To fill with terror or anxiety or scare. Terriorizer:Added "ER" to show one who enjoys causing fear or anxiety in another person. Patronterrorizing: The act of being a Patronterrorizer.

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Clerkuss

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: clek-cuss

Sentence: Clayton is a belligerent, crude, and thoroughly asinine person and a customer of dubious character who passed up no opportunity to clerkuss store clerks even when the service was superb.

Etymology: Blend of 'clerk' (service attendant in retail outlets) and 'cuss' (swear, use vile language)

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Clerkusser

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: clerk-cuss-ehr

Sentence: Virgil was a belligerent, crude, and thoroughly asinine clerkusser, a customer of dubious character who passed up no opportunity to lash out at store clerks even when the service was superb.

Etymology: Blend of clerk and cusser.

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Barnesandnoblesseoblige

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: barns and no bless oh bleje

Sentence: In spite of--or perhaps because of--the fact that the worked at Blockbuster to put himself through college, Zac always affected an air of barnesandnoblessoblige when dealing with service people. His running commentaries on their performance of perfunctory and mundane tasks made him the scourge of the grocery store.

Etymology: barnes and noble + Nobless oblige

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longest word of the day and week! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-11: 15:28:00

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Fusstomer

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fustumer

Sentence: Saturday morning at the Mall was not a great time for Debbie. She had to deal one fusstomer after another. Nothing she did could please this bunch. They wanted faster service. They wanted better prices. They demanded more attention despite the fact that many had cell phones plastered to their ears. One cusstomer even screamed at her when she wouldn't honor an expired coupon issued by a different store. The only thing that gave her peace was the hope that the Karma Police would be issuing tickets later.

Etymology: fuss (become angry and complain) + customer (a person or organization that buys goods or services from a store or business)

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Retail: a little less painful than being poked in the eye with a sporkful of chopped Scotch Bonnet peppers - otherguy, 2009-04-10: 06:44:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-10: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James

Biscotti - 2009-04-10: 00:11:00
I am a cashier (college student...) and I feel like this poor lady all the time. Excellent depiction of the definition James! Thanks!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-10: 00:13:20
And thank you again for the definition. Hopefully, some of the words invented today will provide some relief your time in the cashier's lane. ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2009-04-10: 20:47:00
I'm sure you're doing an EXCELLENT job, Biscotti!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-25: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by Biscotti. Thank you Biscotti. ~ James