When a person who normally holds a measure of power and authority is overridden by a person of greater power and authority by being showed an official piece of documentation which validates the second person's superior authority.
*Guy in a suit walks up to a crime scene*
Police Inspector: "You can't come in here, this area is under police jurisdiction and is off limits".
Guy: *Pulls out an ID card* "Not any more it isn't, this scene is under FBI jurisdiction now"
Police officer:" Hey Carl did you see that? Inspector Ryan just got papered!"
Prices shown in USD.
Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!
Emails are sent from email@example.com. We'll never spam you.