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'Omigod! You're cheating on me!'

DEFINITION: n., A type of guilt associated with a lapse in brand loyalty; especially when caught surreptitiously zipping the "wrong" coffee by your barista "friend". v. To secretly switch brands.

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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: in-fran-chiyzd

Sentence: as she skulked out of starbucks with her ridiculously large sweet warm beveridge she was feeling incredibly infranchised

Etymology: in, franchise, disenfranchised

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: lah - tey - sha - grin

Sentence: Alexandra felt a wave of lattechagrin wash over her when her boyfriend Chablis found her drinking decaffeinated instant coffee from a Starbucks cup.

Etymology: Blend of 'latte' (strong espresso coffee with a topping of frothed steamed milk) and 'chagrin' (disquietude or distress of mind caused by humiliation, disappointment, or failure)


Great word - TJayzz, 2008-08-21: 05:45:00

Good word...this definition has a latte good answers! - Nosila, 2008-08-21: 22:12:00

Well blended. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:09:00


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Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: mess/presso

Sentence: Aria was so humiliated that she went ahead and banned herself from Le Cafe de Cafe. Having been spotted by "Lucky Pierre" the cafe's owner as she stood in line at Starbuck's...yeah, she was a real messpresso. She no longer felt worthy of his homemade croissants or his famous watered down Joe.

Etymology: mess esspresso

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: skəlˈməgərē

Sentence: In a underbranded act of skulmuggery Mindy purchased her morning cup of wake-up from the local gas station and transferred it to her Starbucks mug. She even pretended that she enjoyed it as she settled in for her day at work.

Etymology: skulduggery (underhanded or unscrupulous behavior; trickery) + mug (a large cup, typically cylindrical and with a handle and used without a saucer, typically used for coffee)

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Created by: skeeterzirra

Pronunciation: mee ah gull pa

Sentence: I was caught with ICED java, my meagulpa!

Etymology: Latin mea culpa

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Created by: noztril

Pronunciation: fool-ger-ing

Sentence: Starbucks manager Mac, found his supply of "Joya del Dia Blend"™ quite low, so he decided on a little foolgering to make the daily sales quota.

Etymology: fooling with folgers

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Created by: LadyFox




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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: brand-gres-shun

Sentence: Wally was a BK man: he ate BK breakfasts and BK lunches. His brandgression was exposed when the BK drive-through cashier saw the Chik-Fil-A napkin on his dashboard.

Etymology: Brand + (Trans)Gression


Great minds indeed! - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-19: 11:43:00

1 vote for a great word with no coffee reference! - Jenna, 2007-09-19: 13:42:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad ver tyze

Sentence: Latte Kafeen swung by the local coffee bar on the way to work each morning for her usual double double decaf mocha machato frothy made with brown cane sugar and skim milk. It was tasty, but took about ten minutes to create by the time all the steaming and foaming and brewing was complete and cost eight bucks. One morning when running late and a bit broke, she opted for a plain small coffee ($1) at the local convenience store. Of course, that was when she ran smack into Christa the Barista from her usual java purveyor out on the street. Latte's feeble fumbling was a poor atttempt to hide the brand name on her cup and instead served to badvertise her guilt. She never returned to the fancy coffee bar after that, lest revenge was put upon her defection in the form of a foreign and icky substance in her cup.

Etymology: Bad (not good;keenly sorry or regretful;nonstandard) & Advertise (make publicity for;call attention to)

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Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: dif-SIP-ee-uh

Sentence: It gave me much difsipia, Anderson's dark roast completes me, Randle's depletes me.

Etymology: Different: another, not the same + Sip: to taste + ia:a suffix


DrWebsterIII LOVE THE ETYMOLOGY - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-24: 11:21:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-09-19: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-01-18: 00:18:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-22: 19:39:00
love the etymology

DrWebsterIII DrWebsterIII - 2012-10-22: 19:40:00