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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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Straytron

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: Strey-truhn

Sentence: Captain Felipe was having the best day of his life, booming his stereo while speeding up and down main street in his new Honda. Unfortunately it was right in front of his Mercury Sable dealer Stephan, he felt like such a straytron.

Etymology: Stray - Patron, sounds like patron

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Americanogigolo

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: a/mare/i/kano/jig/oh/low

Sentence: He was just buying espressos for the guys on the desk but the barista who already had his favourite americano brewing made him experience an acute attack of americanogigolo.

Etymology: americano + American Gigolo (of Richard Gere fame)

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COMMENTS:

excelatte! - galwaywegian, 2007-09-19: 05:56:00

Well espressoed! Perhaps the barista just needed to get cafe au laid. - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-19: 11:31:00

too true - an extra fine grind might have bean just what the doctor ordered - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-19: 12:05:00

Looks like he has the makings of logogigolo! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-19: 17:45:00

Caf fine! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-19: 17:50:00

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Skulmuggery

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: skəlˈməgərē

Sentence: In a underbranded act of skulmuggery Mindy purchased her morning cup of wake-up from the local gas station and transferred it to her Starbucks mug. She even pretended that she enjoyed it as she settled in for her day at work.

Etymology: skulduggery (underhanded or unscrupulous behavior; trickery) + mug (a large cup, typically cylindrical and with a handle and used without a saucer, typically used for coffee)

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Caffling

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: kaf-fling

Sentence: "Oh, this is SO NOT happening!" Barista Bob gasped to his co-worker while swirling a delicate heart out of foam on his carefully crafted Tall Skinny Half-calf Sugarfree Mocha Java with a hint of cinnamon and 2 double shots. "Look across the street!...Suzy is apparently too good for us here at Java Hut..She looks to be having a caffling with Starbucks...Oh she'll be back!...Won't she????!!!

Etymology: Blend of "caffeine" + "fling"

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Venerationgap

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: venn err ay shun gap

Sentence: When Britney arrived at the pre-party cocktail thing wearing a Swatch with her valentino dress, she was quickly demoted to ex-soulmate.

Etymology: generation gap, veneration.

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Messpresso

Created by: lumina

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

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Culpaccino

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: KULL-pah-CHEE-noh

Sentence: Kate was filled with culpaccino as she quietly sipped her coffee under Mike's accusing stare.

Etymology: culpable (guilty and responsible) + cappuccino (type of coffee)

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COMMENTS:

Love it! Great play on words. :) - abrakadeborah, 2012-12-06: 14:41:00

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Labelshame

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: la"bel - sha*m

Sentence: Maxine tried to sneak past the mean girls outside of The Gap as she felt labelshamed with her Forever 21 bag:(

Etymology: label (an identifying brand) + shame (painful feeling having lost the respect of others

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Culpalabelity

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kulpa lay bel itee

Sentence: Saundra was jeanetically challenged. She loved her old Levi's, but of late found them more expensive, the right fits harder to find and the brand carried less design variety for a fashionista like her. She had guiltily bought a marvy pair of new jeans with rhinestones and embroidery adorning them at a discount store. So what if they would only last through a few washes before they shredded. With a fearsome culpalabelity, she wore them to work one day. Her eagle-eyed manager spotted the new jeans right away. He shouted, "Saundra you can only come waltzing into this Levi's store if it is by Stauss!"

Etymology: Culpability (a state of guilt) & Label (brand;trade name;an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object)

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Betrade

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: exactly like betrayed

Sentence: Mac Iato was roasted for his betradal of his brother's coffee shop. Not only was he caught sipping in the shop over the road, he announced in the press that the grind of his job resulted in long black moods which were expressoed in bursts of short tamper and lattely he'd bean bitter about his decision to join the Cappuchins.

Etymology: betray + trade(as in trademark)

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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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