Verboticism: Buttyswipe

'Look at these lovely lunches. I'm tempted to steal one...'

DEFINITION: v., To swap your lousy lunch for a way tastier one found in the shared office fridge. n., A lunch which is borrowed from a coworker and will not be returned until after it has been consumed.

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Buttyswipe

Created by: pungineer

Pronunciation: but/he/swipe

Sentence: Norman was an unashamed buttyswiper, it was common knowledge that if your lovingly prepared homemade deluxe sandwich had vanished from the communal fridge and a limp grey one was left in its place, you were the victim of a buttyswiping and the trail of crumbs and hollandaise sauce would lead straight to Norman's store cupboard.

Etymology: butty (as in chip butty, a northern English delicacy - a carbohydrate sandwich) + swipe (to steal,pinch, nick, thieve, rob etc)

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Comments: Buttyswipe

petaj - 2007-11-06: 01:39:00
eeuuw - i first read that as bottywipe

pungineer - 2007-11-06: 05:50:00
mmm shit sandwiches...