Verboticism: Mumdown

'What code of ethics?'

DEFINITION: v. intr. To quietly and politely ignore a cashier's mistake when they scan in a barcode on item you are purchasing and the price is much lower than it should be.

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Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: MUM-down

Sentence: George mumdowned as his new plasma screen TV rang up over 800 dollars less than it should have been.

Etymology: Mum, as in silent, and markdown.

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