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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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Cupterfuge

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kup-ter-fyooj

Sentence: Joan ran into her favorite barista while she was shopping for groceries. He mentioned that he hadn't seen her as often as he once had. She played it off by telling him that her work schedule had changed. Her cupterfuge unraveled when she set down the cup of coffee she was sipping. As she did the cardboard heat guard slipped down exposing the logo of a different coffee shop. She was so embarrassed she ran away crying.

Etymology: cup (a container used to hold a dring like tea or coffee) + subterfuge (deception, scheme, trick)

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Latteguilt

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lata gilt

Sentence: When she walked into her favorite coffee place, Edna new that trouble was percolating. Her barista, Raoul, had spotted her yesterday with a Starbuck's cup as she walked to work. He espressoed his disdain for her and she felt a latteguilt. "Java an idea how hard it is for me to urn a living when my patrons sip around?", he asked. "I feel like a mug", she responded. "I'm just a human bean, afterall..."

Etymology: Latte (strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk) & Guilt(remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offence)

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COMMENTS:

What a Story!! - SethelMerman, 2012-10-22: 12:13:00

A real brew-haha - Nosila, 2012-10-22: 18:28:00

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Cafeconlecher

Created by: audrey

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Sentence: A cafeconlecher is a coffee whore; he french presses a sulawesi/kenya blend with one day and a Tim Horton's big one the next

Etymology: cafe con leche and lecher

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Gulpability

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: guhl-puh-bil-i-tee

Sentence: She was caught red-branded, scarfing down a Hershey's bar, instead of their beloved Toblerone. Unable to deny her gulpability, she insisted it was just a "one night brand" and begged his forgiveness for the brandgression (brand + transgression).

Etymology: gulp + culpability

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COMMENTS:

chockingly good! - galwaywegian, 2007-09-19: 05:58:00

MrDave2176 Oh my! I didn't see this until after I had posted my entry. Great minds and all... - MrDave2176, 2007-09-19: 09:28:00

Chockful of such sweet trooth! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-19: 17:48:00

A word that's easy to swallow! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-19: 17:48:00

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Starfuckered

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Star-Fahq-Er-D

Sentence: You bitch! I can't believe you would walk into the office holding that shitty ass bean water! I'm so starfuckered, I'll never be able to enjoy foam with you, EVER again!

Etymology: Starbucks, and those little bastard/bitches who you know.

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Generetic

Created by: FreeToys

Pronunciation: Jen - er' - uh - tick

Sentence: That ungrateful Generetic began drinking Dunkin Donuts coffee right in front of me!

Etymology: generic / heretic

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Disroyalty

Created by: astorey

Pronunciation: dis-roy-el-tee

Sentence: It was a elite club with just two members--Amber and her co-worker Karen--who knew where to still find Tab and were willing to walk over to the convenience store in the lobby three buildings down to get it. But when Amber discovered that Diet Coke with Lime was an acceptable--and more readily available--substitute, her disroyalty so offended Karen that she couldn't even look Amber in the eye as she charged past her cube with her pink can of Tab in hand.

Etymology: It's a play on disloyalty, but also incorporates the idea of "dissing" the royalty that branded products get.

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metrohumanx Great word. Super usage, too. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-28: 03:33:00

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Difsipia

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: dif-SIP-ee-uh

Sentence: It gave me much difsipia, Anderson's dark roast completes me, Randle's depletes me.

Etymology: Different: another, not the same + Sip: to taste + ia:a suffix

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DrWebsterIII LOVE THE ETYMOLOGY - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-24: 11:21:00

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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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Foolgering

Created by: noztril

Pronunciation: fool-ger-ing

Sentence: Starbucks manager Mac, found his supply of "Joya del Dia Blend"™ quite low, so he decided on a little foolgering to make the daily sales quota.

Etymology: fooling with folgers

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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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