Verboticism: Shoplefter

Shoplefter

Created by: silveryaspen

Definition: v. To go to the store and buy something, but then to forget to bring it home. n. A person who forgets what they bought -- until the credit card bill comes in.

Pronunciation: shop left her

Sentence: Carry never missed a chance to shop. It was always such a pity, there was that little bit, she left in the bottom of the cart. Unlike the shoplifter who took things without paying for them, Carry paid for things without taking them ... She was a chronic shoplefter!

Etymology: SHOP, LEFT, being a play on SHOPLIFT. Shop - visit stores and buy things. Left - past tense of leave; to have let something remain behind accidentally.

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Comments: Shoplefter

splendiction - 2009-04-13: 20:41:00
Another excellent word!

Nosila - 2009-04-13: 22:23:00
Good word...she's a kLEFTomaniac!

Mustang - 2009-04-13: 22:46:00
But...she never had to deal with shoplefovers.

mweinmann - 2009-04-14: 08:03:00
perfect!