A condition or behavior that comes over some people, because they are cheap or short of funds, when the check arrives. Coined by the late, great Roger Miller.
"When you're in a restaurant it's funny how people at the table get shellout falter when the bill comes."
by RBJr. December 08, 2006
The set of delaying tactics, mystified looking around moves and "where the hell's my wallet" self-frisking someone makes when they want you to pickup the check.
He's in a startup now and won't pay for anything, all he'll do is pull a Shell-out Falter on you.
by Ross Brunson June 07, 2011