pseudocide - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable]
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the act of faking your own death because you want to avoid serious personal, financial, or legal problems, and start a new life; someone who does this

    We should be grateful to John and Anne Darwin for bringing the excellent word pseudocide back into wider public use.

    Andy Kaufman: hoax or celebrity pseudocide?

    Submitted by Kerry on 14/08/2015