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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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Coffeeprowl

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: coff-ee-prowl

Sentence: Jennifer was skilled at the coffeeprowl and could make it to the breakroom without encountering any of her mooching co-workers.

Etymology: prowl (sneak) + coffee (as in to get some)

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Ninjava

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: nin ja va

Sentence: Lois thought she was so smart...sneaking into the kitchen, taking the last cup of coffee without making a fresh pot, taking the last donut and sneaking out again before anyone realized what she had done. Her ninjava skills would have served her well in special ops, but her co-workers were onto her and so the boss gave her a very low mark for teamwork at year end reviews.

Etymology: Ninja (a member of the ninja who were trained in martial arts and hired for espionage or sabotage or assassinations) & Java (coffee drink)

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artr Gotta vote for the ninja references - artr, 2012-07-27: 03:30:00

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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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Coffeerunaround

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: caw/fee/run/arownd

Sentence: She was famous for her coffeerunaround - everyone thought she was making coffee for other people

Etymology: coffee run + runaround (avoidance)

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Stealfishness

Created by: Chrysti

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Brounging

coachnomad23

Created by: coachnomad23

Pronunciation: Brown-jing

Sentence: After having finished the stack of invoices on his desk, Jack crept quietly so no one would catch him brounging in the workroom

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Subterfeeding

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: sub-turf-eed-ing

Sentence: Dickenson said she went to get toner, but she was really SUBTERFEEDING. I could tell by the powdered sugar on her blouse that she'd been SUBTERFEEDING again.

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metrohumanx How can I retract my word? Can I submit a second word? I just came up with a better one: SHUNRUN ! Shorter and more all-encompassing. - metrohumanx, 2008-06-15: 11:45:00

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Namm

screech

Created by: screech

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Ninjatate

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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Sneakabrew

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)

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

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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