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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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Infranchised

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: in-fran-chiyzd

Sentence: as she skulked out of starbucks with her ridiculously large sweet warm beveridge she was feeling incredibly infranchised

Etymology: in, franchise, disenfranchised

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Foolgering

Created by: noztril

Pronunciation: fool-ger-ing

Sentence: Starbucks manager Mac, found his supply of "Joya del Dia Blend"™ quite low, so he decided on a little foolgering to make the daily sales quota.

Etymology: fooling with folgers

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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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Embaristament

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: em-bear-ees-ta-ment

Sentence: It was a beastly hot day in Georgia and the place was Java Sun, a combination expresso shop and tanning parlor. Sootie thought she could get away it. Instead of her usual, she had ordered a decaf frozen mocha (with whipped cream) from the new barista while Josh was on his break at the gun shop next door. She and Josh had a serious thing about three shots going. It was bad timing when Josh arrived before she had finished the delightful new concoction. She panicked when she realized she didn't have time to slip into one of the beds down the hall. Her heart began skipping more beats than usual as she saw Josh sniffing. She knew it was over as he approached her, downing the last dregs, and sidling towards the trash can. She could have died of embaristament.

Etymology: A play on embarrassment, using barista, one who works behind a bar and serves

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Culpalabelity

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kulpa lay bel itee

Sentence: Saundra was jeanetically challenged. She loved her old Levi's, but of late found them more expensive, the right fits harder to find and the brand carried less design variety for a fashionista like her. She had guiltily bought a marvy pair of new jeans with rhinestones and embroidery adorning them at a discount store. So what if they would only last through a few washes before they shredded. With a fearsome culpalabelity, she wore them to work one day. Her eagle-eyed manager spotted the new jeans right away. He shouted, "Saundra you can only come waltzing into this Levi's store if it is by Stauss!"

Etymology: Culpability (a state of guilt) & Label (brand;trade name;an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object)

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Brewmorse

Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: broo-mohrs

Sentence: He felt a twinge of brewmorse as he left the Starbuck's drive thru, as it had once been a local coffee shop.

Etymology: brew, remorse

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Starbuckle

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: stahr buk el

Sentence: She always proudly walked the extra five hundred metres to the indiecoffeeplace, but it was raining, her feet hurt and she starbuckled

Etymology: starbuck buckle

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Sipocrite

Created by: Navalon

Pronunciation: Sip-o-crit

Sentence: "James, you sipocrite!" yelled Megan moments before she stormed out of the coffee shop that had not too recently fired her for un-barista like behavior.

Etymology: Beverage related hypocrisy.

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COMMENTS:

neat - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-21: 16:17:00

SIP-erb word! - Nosila, 2008-08-21: 22:15:00

terrific; clever,too. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:05:00

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Cappuccheato

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: kap/oo/cheet/oh

Sentence: The extra two blocks to Star Bucks seemed difficult today for Mary, 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 'fling coffee' in the nearest waste bin.

Etymology: cappuccino + cheat

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and the moral of this is 'never have your first cup at second cup' - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-19: 15:09:00

If Mary not careful, someone might call in the coppacheatoes! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-19: 17:43:00

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Disroyalty

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: dis-roy-el-tee

Sentence: It was a elite club with just two members--Amber and her co-worker Karen--who knew where to still find Tab and were willing to walk over to the convenience store in the lobby three buildings down to get it. But when Amber discovered that Diet Coke with Lime was an acceptable--and more readily available--substitute, her disroyalty so offended Karen that she couldn't even look Amber in the eye as she charged past her cube with her pink can of Tab in hand.

Etymology: It's a play on disloyalty, but also incorporates the idea of "dissing" the royalty that branded products get.

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metrohumanx Great word. Super usage, too. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-28: 03:33:00

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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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