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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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Cryptmate

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: Krip/mate

Sentence: In the office, Jenny only got phone calls and e-mails from her cryptmate Barb, although they spent most weekends together cruising the night club scene.

Etymology: cryptic + mate

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COMMENTS:

Am I channelling Bobby "Boris Picket here?! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-25: 18:56:00

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Intichat

Entombor2

Created by: Entombor2

Pronunciation: in e chat

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Hushmate

vmalcolm

Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /hʌʃmeit/

Sentence: :- "You thought we were friends!!! We are darling, but a new kind of friends which is very hype today: we're hushmates..." (and if you don't like it then hush up).

Etymology: HUSHMATE. Hush (To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of) + Mate (A person with whom one is in close association; an associate)

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Cooleague

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: cool-eeg

Sentence: Cheryl is so friendly on the weekends but come Monday morning she treats my like a cooleague.

Etymology: colleague + cool

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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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Mystimate

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: mis-ti-meyt

Sentence: She mysticated almost everyone in the office and it seemed to be working well so far. Next on her list was to conquer the cleaning staff - after hours of course.

Etymology: mystic (secret) + mate (pal)

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Assocignorade

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: uh-soh-shee-ig-nawr-ad

Sentence: John refused to meet his assocignorade, Jayne, for lunch because of the company policy forbidding office romances.

Etymology: Middle English associaten Latin ignōrāre French camarade

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Cubedestfriend

Created by: zavijava

Pronunciation:

Sentence: My cubedestfriend was so serious about keeping our friendship secret that if she needed advice at work, she'd go to the bathroom and call me at my desk.

Etymology: cubicle+clandestine+friend

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Sorpe

Created by: FreakoSpeako

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The lady sorped her friend for her job.

Etymology:

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Dismissami

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: dis-miss- a- mi

Sentence: Jane was getting tired of being Karen's dismissami at the office-- ignoring Jane in front of VIPs, then calling her every night to chat.

Etymology: dismiss & ami (friend)

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COMMENTS:

So you dismissami, do you? Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-25: 19:05:00

MrDave2176 Hasn't scratched the surface yet? - MrDave2176, 2007-10-25: 22:15:00

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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