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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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Comradeslip

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: com/rad/slip

Sentence: Our friendship vaccilated between comradeship and comradeslip when the upper management were within earshot.

Etymology: comradeship + slip

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COMMENTS:

i like your sentence :) - Lidipop, 2007-10-25: 10:37:00

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Hypofriendal

Created by: ceilingtable

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Friendicate

Created by: svnfsvn

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Me and bob friendicated during happyhour.

Etymology: friend + syndicate

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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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Confidont

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: känfədōnt

Sentence: Jill is Judy’s best of friend outside of work. At work she is a confidon’t, barely acknowledging that she knows Judy.

Etymology: confidant (a person with whom one shares a secret) + don’t (contraction of do not)

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:) - galwaywegian, 2011-07-07: 04:36:00

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Chugotitmane

Created by: BigKP

Pronunciation: ch-you-got-it-man

Sentence: My secret crush at the office kept trying to make Chugotitmane with me.

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Friendeprecate

Created by: QuantumMechanic

Pronunciation: fren dep ruh cate

Sentence: Don't come to my office George, or I'll have to friendeprecate you -- I need to keep my nose clean.

Etymology: friend + deprecate

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Snubjugate

Created by: badsnudge

Pronunciation: \ˈsnəb-ji-ˌgāt\

Sentence: Felicia would often snubjugate her office-mate when others were around yet would confide and even depend upon Molly when alone.

Etymology: Middle English, from Latin 'snubguts'

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Shamemate

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: shame + mate

Sentence: Jill was no fool. She understood that her new frenemy Maggie, was just a shamemate, but Jill was low on friends at the office, and she did love to gossip.

Etymology: shame: embarrassment + mate: friend

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Nontoktomise

Created by: brimuth

Pronunciation: non - tock - too - m - eyes

Sentence: The Supervisor's nontoktomise approach to her supposed best friend in the office, upset and annoyed those who witnessed the effect it had on her.

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