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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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Cappuccinohoh

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: cap-yew-CHEEN-oh-oh

Sentence: Glynnis was caught in a cappuccinohoh moment when her boyfriend Gilbert caught her drinking instant decaf coffee out of a Starbucks cup.

Etymology: blend of 'cappuccino' (n. coffee with steamed milk, sometimes served with whipped cream or sprinkled with powdered chocolate) and 'oh oh' or 'uh oh' (1.An exclamation of error, concern, awareness of a problem, or surprise)

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Straytron

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: Strey-truhn

Sentence: Captain Felipe was having the best day of his life, booming his stereo while speeding up and down main street in his new Honda. Unfortunately it was right in front of his Mercury Sable dealer Stephan, he felt like such a straytron.

Etymology: Stray - Patron, sounds like patron

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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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Discoffery

Rhyme79

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: dis-coff-err-ree

Sentence: Despite her vain attempt to conceal the starbucks cup in her hand, Muriel couldn't deny her discoffery when Kevin asked her why he hadn't seen her at his coffee shop. She had been discoffered.

Etymology: dis - (negative/reverse) + coffee + a play on 'discovery' = discoffery.

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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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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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COMMENTS:

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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Cappucheater

Created by: graypenguin

Pronunciation: cap-uh-chee-ter

Sentence: The cappucheater was never let into his favorite local coffee shop again when he was caught drinking Starbucks.

Etymology: cappuccino + cheater

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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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Betrade

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: exactly like betrayed

Sentence: Mac Iato was roasted for his betradal of his brother's coffee shop. Not only was he caught sipping in the shop over the road, he announced in the press that the grind of his job resulted in long black moods which were expressoed in bursts of short tamper and lattely he'd bean bitter about his decision to join the Cappuchins.

Etymology: betray + trade(as in trademark)

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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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