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DEFINITION: n. The art of sneaking to the office kitchen without having to take orders from your colleagues for coffee, or tea, or anything... v. To sneak in and out of the office kitchen without getting caught.

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Created by: friskidu




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Created by: sunny09

Pronunciation: snee-cup

Sentence: after graduating first in her class, Sally felt fully able to pull off a sneacup at the office.

Etymology: sneak + cup.


Wow! This word is good! It sneaked up on me.... - wordmeister, 2007-04-02: 13:53:00


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Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: jah-vuh-jook

Sentence: Sally knew that the years of training had come down to this, it would take her best javajuke to avoid her colleagues, get her coffee, make it back to her cube and get home by 5pm. Her first step would involve a minor fire at Bob's cubicle.

Etymology: Java - Juke

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: sub/ter/frij

Sentence: With careful subterfridge, Jill was able to disappear beside the fridge and take an uninterupted coffee break

Etymology: subterfuge (trick used to escape) + fridge


Very good porsche! - purpleartichokes, 2007-03-30: 11:17:00

thanks very much purpleartichokes - porsche, 2007-03-30: 12:13:00

Shrewd. Beats everything remotely ninja-related. Except possibly heroes in a half-shell. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-30: 12:58:00

petaj That's an unenticing environment under the fridge. Hope that's only coffee grounds in Jill's mug. - petaj, 2007-04-01: 02:36:00

Excellent! - pinwheel, 2007-04-01: 07:57:00


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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: nin ja tate

Sentence: Doreen was getting really good at getting in and out of the office kitchen with nothing but her own coffee and donut. It took a bit of practice, but she finally became very good at ninjatating to the kitchen and back before anyone noticed she was gone.

Etymology: Ninja-silent killers/attackers gravitate-slowly getting to said destination

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Created by: josje

Pronunciation: sneakery

Sentence: you are the most sneakery person in the wordl .

Etymology: sneaky

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Created by: LittleLula


Sentence: Every morning at 10:15, Cathy makes a beeline for the breakroom, respiting her colleagues before they can make any requests.


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Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: CAW fee BRAKE owt

Sentence: Each morning at 9:55, right before the boss gave his daily briefing to the high muckety-mucks, Joe managed to escape for his coffeebreakout. That way, he was able to avoid his coffee-loving co-workers, who were too busy lying low in case the boss was in a bad mood that day. As an added benefit, he escaped the notice of his "superiors," who would randomly assign "leadership opportunities," otherwise known as extra work, to whomever they stumbled upon on their way into the meeting. Sometimes Joe drank his coffee out back with Virginia, who liked to get away around that time for her smokebreakout.

Etymology: coffee break + breakout (escape from confinement)

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Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /nin-JIT-suhp/

Sentence: Walter glanced up at the sound of Doreen's chair squeaking as she sat down at the desk across from him. She regarded him with a smug expression, peering over the manila folder she seemed to have been studying. But something else was odd — there was steam rising from behind the folder. Grinning, Doreen lifted her freshly refilled coffee mug from behind the folder, took a sip, and set it on her desk. She was becoming very skilled in the art of Ninjitsup, almost as good as Walter himself. Filled with pride, he inclined his head toward Doreen and said quietly, "Now you are ready, my child. I can teach you no more."

Etymology: Ninjitsu - a Japanese martial art that emphasizes stealth in movement and camouflage (Japanese, nin- endure & -jutsu technique) + Sup - to take liquid into the mouth in small quantities, as by spoonfuls or sips (from Middle English, suppen "to drink")


Creative blend - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-15: 20:10:00


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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: sneek-UH-broo

Sentence: When Roxie's sneakabrew filing cabinet exploded, all they found were "charred" remains.

Etymology: SNEAK: move in a furtive or stealthish manner & BREW: a pot of tea,; a cup of tea or coffee; thus a cup of brew (slang)


another great word Ozzie - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-13: 10:35:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-30: 01:31:00
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus.
Thank you erasmus! ~ James

Bulletchewer - 2007-03-30: 04:24:00

Bulletchewer - 2007-03-30: 04:30:00
Oops- wrong button. Sorry for the shameless advertising! Better get myself some coffee!

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-06-15: 11:30:00
I LIKE EATRAIDER ! The double meaning is very funny... Metrohumanx

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-16: 03:11:00
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus. Thank you erasmus. ~ James