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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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Surriplicious

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sərəplishəs

Sentence: Sarah will sometimes quietly slip out the back door at work to catch a quick snack and coffee at the local convenience store. She refers to these surreplicious mini-repasts as heaven elevens.

Etymology: surreptitious (kept secret, esp. because it would not be approved of) + delicious (highly pleasant to the taste)

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This is hilarious!! Love it. - mweinmann, 2009-10-16: 07:52:00

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Snackjitsu

Created by: allwise

Pronunciation: snÆk-jit-su

Sentence: -When you can remove this cookie from my private locked drawer grasshopper, you will have mastered the art of snackjitsu!

Etymology: snacking - the art of eating between meals. + ninjitsu - the art of The art of sneaking around in your pajamas.

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Sneacup

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.

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COMMENTS:

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

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Galleyphanting

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: GAL-E-fan-ting

Sentence: Felicia Fanshaw formerly known as the office galleyphantom, has died of poisoning from arsenic in her coffee mug. Several of her colleagues are assisting police with their enquiries.

Etymology: galley (kitchen) + phantom (something elusive) + gallivanting (roaming about in search of pleasure such as chocolate biscuits dipped in hot coffee)

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phantastic word - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-30: 09:26:00

As is now known, Felicia had completely shitched her best friend when she was caught with her groom (in bed, on grandma's satin sheets.) - Alchemist, 2007-03-30: 09:45:00

Great word. I hope Felicia is getting over her marrage and shitching her best is the first step. - Stevenson0, 2007-03-30: 10:12:00

I think Felicia's at the great Starbucks in the sky now - porsche, 2007-03-30: 11:02:00

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Cuppouflage

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: cup-oh-flaj

Sentence: Linda carefully placed her cup in the box, the one she kept her 'tissues' in and headed in the direction of the ladies. She diverted to the stairwell to the next floor, walked back across, and down again straight into the kitchen. Tea made, she carefully crept back up the stairs, back across to the other side and down again, to make it look like she'd been to the loo. Once she was back at her desk she carefully took the mug of tea out of the box and enjoyed the moment. She had become quite adept in the execution of cuppouflage; she wasn't going to hang around making brews for all and sundy that's for sure.

Etymology: Cuppa - cup of tea/coffee; Camouflage - the art of concealment

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great plan - I'll have to try it sometime - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-13: 10:38:00

Another good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-15: 20:09:00

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Coffeebreakout

karenanne

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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Underecoffeessance

Created by: ekath

Pronunciation: under-re-coffee-since

Sentence: Because of Maureens's skilled underecoffeessance, she was offered the office corporal sergeant award at the dundies last year.

Etymology: from undercover + reconnaissance + coffee

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COMMENTS:

i'm sorry i couldn't help it. the office if my favorite show! - ekath, 2007-03-30: 22:56:00

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Subterfridge

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

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COMMENTS:

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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Sliptease

Created by: Sed8ed

Pronunciation: slip-tee-z

Sentence: Ida had perfected the art of sliptease by going under the desks to the breakroom.

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Respiting

Created by: LittleLula

Pronunciation:

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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Comments:

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
Schrutestealth

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