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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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Teaception

Created by: urbanwookie

Pronunciation: tee-sep-shun

Sentence: Hiding her mug in the billowing folds of her skirt, Lisa traced a circuitous route towards the scullery...praying none of her office colleagues would catch wind of her intended teaception. She knew they would frown on her act of sculleryduggery!

Etymology: tea + deception

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COMMENTS:

Why can't we have more than one word each? I wanted to add "sculleryduggery" too! - urbanwookie, 2007-04-01: 12:37:00

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Leechvoidic

Created by: mana1066

Pronunciation: leech-voyd-ik

Sentence: To avoid having telling the truth President Bush uses leechvoidics on his constituents

Etymology: leech (blood-sucking people) + avoid + tactic

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Ghostwaiter

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ghost-way-tur

Sentence: Bob was a consummate ghostwaiter, able to slink by coworkers unnoticed, while I was the office hostess, always seen returning from the kitchen area with at least 3 cups of coffee and 2 vending machine items.

Etymology: a spin on ghost writer

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Sneaketeria

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sneek - eh - teer - ee - ah

Sentence: Leslie had a stealth move she called the sneaketeria. Once everyone came into the office, said hello and started to work, she would creep silently to the cateferia for coffee and a donut. Or, she would get in really, really early before anyone else was there.

Etymology: sneak, cafeteria

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COMMENTS:

Great word! - splendiction, 2009-10-16: 19:11:00

Good word and a running shoe store could be a Sneakerteria! - Nosila, 2009-10-16: 21:48:00

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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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Slinkoholic

Created by: ajcor

Pronunciation: slink..oholic

Sentence: The youthful slinkoholic enjoys slithering unseen around corners to enkoy a solitary cuppa!

Etymology: slink and "oholic" meaning compulsive

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COMMENTS:

kitcheninjitsu - rikboyee, 2007-03-30: 01:59:00

wow...i just typed my word into your comment box instead of in the 'create-a-word' section... i apologise for my verblunder - rikboyee, 2007-03-30: 02:00:00

petaj he he! I've almost done that a few times - petaj, 2007-03-30: 03:03:00

Seems we all need coffee today, but hey, TFI Friday. This one kinda refers to "sink", the central feature of any self-respecting kitchen. Good stuff. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-30: 04:32:00

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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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Cofflee

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: CAW flee

Sentence: Sue's latest cofflee came seconds before Brad's really big meeting. Once again, Sue wasn't around to get the coffee!

Etymology: Coffee and flee.

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COMMENTS:

So simple yet so appropos...she's gotta latte nerve! - Nosila, 2009-10-16: 21:46:00

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Drinkslink

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: drink slink (boring, I know)

Sentence: her drinkslink while effective was costing her a fortune in replacing tights. She was going to have to invest in kneepads or a flask!

Etymology: drink slink ( I know, I know)

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I love rhyming verbotomies - Alchemist, 2007-03-31: 06:36:00

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Onecupmanship

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: wun/cup/man/ship

Sentence: Julie looked at her colleagues and decided to indulge in a spot of onecupmanship before being deluged with orders.

Etymology: oneupmanship + cup

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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