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Messpresso

Top verboticism of the day created by lumina

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.

Pronunciation: mess-presso

Sentence: Aria was so humiliated that she went ahead and banned herself from Le Cafe de Cafe. Having been spotted by "Lucky Pierre" the cafe's owner as she stood in line at Starbuck's...yeah, she was a real messpresso. She no longer felt worthy of his homemade croissants or his famous watered down Joe.

Etymology: mess esspresso

Created by: lumina.

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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
INDEED

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