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Word of the Day – Skiplagging

By May 11, 2024Word of the Day

Skiplagging (noun)

skip-lag-ing

the practice of purchasing an air ticket for a flight with a layover at one’s true destination, getting off at the layover point, and skipping the last leg of the flight.

First recorded in 2015–20 and comes from the verb skiplag, which was formed from skip, “to pass form one point to another, disregarding what intervenes,” and lag, “a lapse of time.”

Example sentences

“It says a lot about the pricing structure of flights that skiplagging has even become a thing!”

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