Verboticism: Shopadaisical

'Did you put the groceries in the trunk?'

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.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: shop-uh-DAY-zi-cul

Sentence: While on his routine shopping outings Garret was quite shopadaisical, distracted by the sales signs, any and all activity going on around him and as often as not he would walk off after paying and leave his shopping basket at the checkout or on occasion was known to leave his purchases in the basket in the parking lot, get in his car and drive off.

Etymology: Blend of shopper and lackadaisical

Points: 644

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Comments: Shopadaisical

wayoffcenter - 2009-04-13: 06:35:00
Have you been following me? Thanks for changing the name.

splendiction - 2009-04-13: 20:40:00
- really good word!

silveryaspen - 2009-04-13: 22:08:00
Can just hear the shopadaisicals saying 'oopsy daisy' when they come out of their shopping daze! Just saying it makes me want to smile!

Nosila - 2009-04-13: 22:18:00
Going into a grocerystore makes me shopadaze-ical..can't remember what I need, can't remember where I put my list...

mweinmann - 2009-04-14: 08:00:00
great word....I can relate.

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-16: 19:08:00
Great description of definition and mood! I get in lackadaisical moods sometimes... I left a case of bottled water under the cart and drove off. :) I was in Shopadaisicalical shock when I realized what I did...hehehe! You have my vote!