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'Omigod! You're cheating on me!'

DEFINITION: n., A type of guilt associated with a lapse in brand loyalty; especially when caught surreptitiously zipping the "wrong" coffee by your barista "friend". v. To secretly switch brands.

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Gapffe

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: gap/fa

Sentence: Shopping at Old Navy is a huge GAPffe

Etymology: gaffe + GAP

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Beanadictarnold

Created by: Syzygy

Pronunciation: Bean-a-dict-arn-awld

Sentence: The cup of Average Joe Coffee (r) in Marie's hand revealed her to be a beanadict-arnold.

Etymology: From Benedict Arnold

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Creative! You should put in a sentence and recieve the rest of your points. - Scrumpy, 2007-09-20: 10:01:00

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Genheretic

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: jen - hayr - eh - tik

Sentence: Lila felt like a genheretic as she sipped on her Sam's Club coffee disguised by one of the Starbuck's Cups that she had saved for just this occasion.

Etymology: generic, heretic (characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards)

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Mochashame

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Mok-a-shaym

Sentence: Sarah had been a member of the Barista club for the past eight years, so when she was caught by a fellow member drinking a cheap mocha coffee with extra chocolate she felt such mochashame she knew she would never be able to look him in the eye again without feeling guilty.

Etymology: Mocha(coffee, usually with added chocolate) ORIGIN named after a port on the Red Sea from where coffee was first shipped. + Shame(a feeling of awareness of wrong or foolish behaviour) = Mochashame

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Good'un...close relative of lattechagrin. - Mustang, 2008-08-21: 07:46:00

Another very good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:07:00

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Flireat

Created by: LadyFox

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Huhwhathappen

Created by: lakia

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Branditute

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: Brand-it'ute

Sentence: Zoe felt sure that, by swapping the lables, she could effectively mask the branditution.

Etymology: Brand - a type of product made by a particular company. Substitute - to use something instead of another thing.

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Cappuccheato

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: kap/oo/cheet/oh

Sentence: The extra two blocks to Starbucks for her morning fix seemed a bit too difficult today for Jenny, so she visited Second Cup. After the fist sip an overwhelming feeling of cappuccheato set in and she broke down and had to dispose of her 'lazy fling coffee' in the nearest waste bin.

Etymology: CAPPUCCHEATO - noun - from CAPPUCCINO + CHEAT

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I JUST CAME BACK TO POST THAT ONE! You verbhogomist you! ha...Ok, thinking cap must go back on... - lumina, 2008-08-21: 01:28:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2008-08-21: 07:50:00

Never trust coffee-drinker. nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:07:00

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Labelshame

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: la"bel - sha*m

Sentence: Maxine tried to sneak past the mean girls outside of The Gap as she felt labelshamed with her Forever 21 bag:(

Etymology: label (an identifying brand) + shame (painful feeling having lost the respect of others

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Skulmuggery

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: skəlˈməgərē

Sentence: In a underbranded act of skulmuggery Mindy purchased her morning cup of wake-up from the local gas station and transferred it to her Starbucks mug. She even pretended that she enjoyed it as she settled in for her day at work.

Etymology: skulduggery (underhanded or unscrupulous behavior; trickery) + mug (a large cup, typically cylindrical and with a handle and used without a saucer, typically used for coffee)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-18: 00:18:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-22: 19:39:00
love the etymology

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-22: 19:40:00
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