Verboticism: Underpal

'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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Created by: Entombor2

Pronunciation: in e chat



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Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Ah-mee-gohst

Sentence: Janice and Sylvia glanced surreptitiously at the copy machine while tapping a finger on their respective phone receivers to indicate they would meet at 1pm to exchange client information and catch up on office gossip while making xeroxes of company memos. To the untrained eye, it would be difficult to discern that they were actually good amighosts.

Etymology: Amigos: friends + ghosts: invisible visitors.

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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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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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Created by: kimbo123

Pronunciation: secret-frenzy

Sentence: She wanted her only as a secretfriendzy.


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Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: con - veen - fi - dant

Sentence: Rose, having neither lunch nor plans, agreed reluntantly to meet her convenfidant, Elma, in hopes of getting a heads up on the promotion.

Etymology: convenient + confidant antonym - Stalleague stall + colleague Definition - a person a work that will hamper your professional and social standing by association

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pro/toe/cold/shol/dur

Sentence: Whenever I encounter my barhopping buddy/CEO at work I am given the protocoldshoulder.

Etymology: protocol (official formality and etiquette) + cold shoulder (snub)


Exquisite!! - Mustang, 2008-09-23: 08:13:00

Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-24: 05:46:00


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Created by: StrangerThenFiction

Pronunciation: app-rope-ree-at-al-is



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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: in/kog/mee/goh

Sentence: Jenny liked to have a number of incogmigos at work who were used as her contacts to keep track of all the politics and gossip going on.

Etymology: INCOGMIGO - noun - from INCOGNITO (having one's identity concealed to avoid notice)+ AMIGO (a friend)

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