Verboticism: Ninchum

'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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Pronunciation: nin-chəm

Sentence: Don was Barbara's best ninchum. Her company had a strict policy against co-workers fraternizing and the fact that she was his supervisor made it all the more imperative to keep their friendship under wraps. They had known each other since elementary school but now acted like they had never met before.

Etymology: Ninja (In Japanese history, a ninjais a warrior, trained in martial arts, and specializing in a variety of unorthodox arts of war. The methods used by ninja included assassination, espionage, stealth, camouflage)+ chum (a close friend.)

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