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'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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Fivefingerlickpicnic

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Five-fing-grrr-lick-PICK-nick

Sentence: Dagwood often felt sharp hunger pangs between ten and eleven in the morning while he was compiling the daily marketing reports for his boss, and if his 18 years on the job had taught him anything, it was that this was usually a perfect time to raid the office refrigerator for a personal fivefingerlickpicnic.

Etymology: Five finger: a 100% discount for special people with low moral values + Finger Licking: the way Kentucky Colonels express satisfaction with the flavor of a meal + Picnic: a meal often featuring a variety of covered dishes.

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Fridgivore

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: frij-EE-vohr

Sentence: Sick of Roxie's "shanghai surprize," and with his workmates not willing to grubstake him, Bob became the office fridgivore hogging out on other fellows' tucker.

Etymology: Blend of FRIDGE: cabinet for keeping food cool" & -VORE: devour,consume, eat

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excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-02: 09:18:00

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Thievereat

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: thee + ver + eat

Sentence: I forgot my lunch today, so I'll just hit the fridge and theivereat.

Etymology: theivery + eat

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Tastiraid

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: tey-stee-reyd

Sentence: Jim conducted a tastiraid on the lunchroom refrigerator, acquiring a turkey sandwich from Ross’s lunch and a pack of cookies from Judie’s.

Etymology: Tasty: 1610–20; TASTE + -Y from Latin *taxāre; Having a pleasing flavor, savory. + Raid: Old English rād; To steal from, loot.

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Ilike it:good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-05: 16:44:00

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Eaterthief

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: E-ter-theef

Sentence: Eggbert the eaterthief didn't think twice about taking what he wanted for lunch from others in his office.

Etymology: Eater-One who consumes food. Thief-A person who steals, especially secretly.

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Missamealioma

Created by: looseball

Pronunciation:

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Eatinstealing

Created by: emilylind

Pronunciation: The word is the words "eat " the " in" and then " Stealing "

Sentence: I caught him eatinstealing !

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

I love this word because of its so fun to say . - emilylind, 2007-11-05: 20:45:00

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Forayge

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: for aje

Sentence: Forsythe the Forensic Accountant on the fourth floor was famous because he would forayge in the fridge. He focussed on fabulous finds and would forge ahead of the noon rush to find filberts, feta, fontina, figs and Fanta. He filched things out of different lunch bags and filled his own lunch box with the fixings. Then he would calmly stroll into the lunch room and enjoy a free, filling and funtastic feast. He would purloin sirloin,pluck duck,plunder Wonder bread,rustle mussels,grab crab,rob Cobb and snitch sandwich with the slickness of any cat burglar. In his haste for taste one late morning, Fosythe failed to foresee the video camera which was installed in the lunch room. As he was hauled off in handcuffs, he all too late remembered that there was no such thing as a free lunch!

Etymology: foray (steal goods; take as spoils;briefly enter enemy territory;a sudden short attack) & forage (the act of searching for food and provisions;collect or look around for (food))

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zxvasdf A vision of people wandering from commerce to commerce, sneaking into lunch lounges and forayging, only to be chased out by indignant businesspeople or teachers or janitors. - zxvasdf, 2008-10-02: 09:36:00

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Thighjacker

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: thahy-jak-er

Sentence: Whenever Bob gets chicken for dinner he takes the leftovers to work the next day for lunch. What really annoys him is that there is a thighjacker who seems to have no compunction about pilfering from his co-workers.

Etymology: thigh (The part of the leg between the hip and the knee. Also called femur) + hijacker (to rob (a person or vehicle) by force)

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Sandswitch

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sand-swich

Sentence: To keep lunch interesting, Bob would either fillfer or have a sandswitch.

Etymology: sandwich, switch

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COMMENTS:

tasty! - galwaywegian, 2007-11-05: 07:23:00

MrDave2176 Another great word...that I also thought of! :) - MrDave2176, 2007-11-05: 08:39:00

perfect! - remistram, 2007-11-05: 10:48:00

very funy - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-05: 13:12:00

oops that should be funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-05: 13:12:00

Ilike it too! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-05: 16:28:00

funny in a different way - leechdude, 2007-11-05: 22:24:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-05: 02:55:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James'

OZZIEBOB - 2007-11-05: 06:09:00
Good definition,REMI! During 40+ years of work, I found it to be a regular occurrence- probably happening somewhere right now!

mplsbohemian - 2007-11-05: 10:07:00
This has produced a great batch of words so far!

remistram - 2007-11-05: 10:47:00
It happens to all of us at least once during our working life!

purpleartichokes - 2007-11-05: 11:00:00
Happened with dip I brought in. Caught him in the act. Wouldn't be so bad if he wasn't double-dipping. And didn't have really poor oral hygiene. And I wasn't sure that it was his first offense and I had actually eaten the dip after him at some point. Yuck!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-02: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James