noun[usually as modifier]
A system whereby customers can scan goods themselves and pay without a cashier in a supermarket or other store: self-checkout machines self-checkout requires each item to be individually scanned
More example sentences
- Self checkout was the norm for Joan.
- The Library continues to promote self-help services, such as self checkout and online responses to frequently asked questions.
- I suggested a boycott of self-checkout lanes.
Definition of self-checkout in:
- The British & World English dictionary