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'Please do not talk to me while we are in the office.'

DEFINITION: v., To ignore a "friend" at work because you don't want anyone else to know that you are friends. n., A co-worker and secret "best friend" with whom it is best to keep your friendship confidential.

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Cinderally

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sin derr al eye

Sentence: She would cover up her evenings with her cinderally by telling the people at the office that she had hired her to do some cleaning.

Etymology: cinderella, ally

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COMMENTS:

Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-25: 18:52:00

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Snubjugate

Created by: badsnudge

Pronunciation: \ˈsnəb-ji-ˌgāt\

Sentence: Felicia would often snubjugate her office-mate when others were around yet would confide and even depend upon Molly when alone.

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin 'snubguts'

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Amighost

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Ah-mee-gohst

Sentence: Janice and Sylvia glanced surreptitiously at the copy machine while tapping a finger on their respective phone receivers to indicate they would meet at 1pm to exchange client information and catch up on office gossip while making xeroxes of company memos. To the untrained eye, it would be difficult to discern that they were actually good amighosts.

Etymology: Amigos: friends + ghosts: invisible visitors.

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Hushhushpal

Created by: Missnah

Pronunciation: hush-hush-pal

Sentence: As hushhushpals Sarah and I pretended to barely tolerate each other at work.

Etymology: To keep sth hush hush - to keep it quiet/secret pal - friend

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Stealthmate

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: stealth-mate

Sentence: Even though they were best friends and soulmates, Tori and Sue had to be stealthmates in the office because it was against company policy to a supervisor to be friends with an underling. They even went to the next town to go shopping or to clubs so that no one from the office would see them.

Etymology: stealth: moving, acting or proceeding in a covert way + mate: one of a matched pair; close associate

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Slykick

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: SLAHY_kik

Sentence: Bob & Roxie remained cautiously inchummunicado, slykicks and chumdestine shushmates through out years of marriage.

Etymology: SLY: dexterous in performing an action, so as to escape notice & KICK: (as in sidekick): close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities [syn: mate, cobber, digger, buddy, brother, chum, crony, pal,)

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inchummunicado and chumdestine are fabulous - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-23: 10:19:00

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Closetist

Created by: MithrilShadow

Pronunciation: Klosetist

Sentence: Do you ever get the feeling those two might have a thing for each other? I think they might be closetists.

Etymology: From the phrase "In the closet"

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Ssshociashun

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sssssh so see ay shun

Sentence: Erika was friends with her boss, Sally, but company policy forbid fraternizing. Instead they had developed a ssshociashun, where they ignored each other at work. This tactic came in when Sally was caught stealing from her employer, The Public Library. Erika did not want to be found Guilty by Ssshociashun.

Etymology: Sssh (the sound you make when trying to quiet somebody) & Association (a formal organization of people or groups of people;a social or business relationship) & Shun ( avoid and stay away from deliberately; stay clear of)

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Sorpe

Created by: FreakoSpeako

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Sentence: The lady sorped her friend for her job.

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Underpal

Created by: happyjocy

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Sentence: When they were at work, Betty and Jane were 2 people from different planets. But, in a shopping mall, these two underpals made the perfect pair.

Etymology: Under (beneath, below, the other side of things) + pal (friend)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-25: 03:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

lumina - 2008-09-25: 12:01:00
"Yay!" :)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-22: 00:05:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James