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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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Skulmuggery

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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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Brewmorse

Created by: phonematode

Pronunciation: broo-mohrs

Sentence: He felt a twinge of brewmorse as he left the Starbuck's drive thru, as it had once been a local coffee shop.

Etymology: brew, remorse

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Timwhoretons

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: tim/hor/tons

Sentence: Any Canadian who gets coffee at any other franchise feels like a timwhoreton.

Etymology: Tim Hortons + whore

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You must have caught me timwhoretoning at Star Bucks. Great word!!! - Stevenson0, 2007-09-20: 12:02:00

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Gapffe

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: gap/fa

Sentence: Shopping at Old Navy is a huge GAPffe

Etymology: gaffe + GAP

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Difsipia

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

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

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Preferenslip

Created by: Jenna

Pronunciation: pref-er-ehn-slip

Sentence: Mary felt a wave of PREFERENSLIP when she was seen wearing Old Navy in The Gap.

Etymology: preference + slip

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Meacuppa

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: mee a kup pa

Sentence: Susan had to scurry past the window of her favourite coffee bar and not look in, because today she had grabbed a cup of rooibos tea from the tea shop on the corner. When she almost ran into the barista Jill who was coming down the street, she cried, "Meacuppa,Jill,someone bought me this, I just couldn't refuse...I'll be back at my usual time tomorrow!

Etymology: mea culpa (an acknowledgment of your error or guilt;remorse;apology for error) & Cup (a small open container usually used for drinking; usually has a handle) & cuppa (British for a cup of tea, which cures everything and solves all the world's problems, at least on Coronation Street!)

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Excellent... - Mustang, 2008-08-21: 07:47:00

quite nice - Navalon, 2008-08-21: 22:32:00

I can feel litigation coming on. Good brew - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:08:00

Cheers, You make me feel Joe-vial! - Nosila, 2008-08-23: 00:01:00

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Sipocrite

Created by: Navalon

Pronunciation: Sip-o-crit

Sentence: "James, you sipocrite!" yelled Megan moments before she stormed out of the coffee shop that had not too recently fired her for un-barista like behavior.

Etymology: Beverage related hypocrisy.

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COMMENTS:

neat - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-21: 16:17:00

SIP-erb word! - Nosila, 2008-08-21: 22:15:00

terrific; clever,too. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:05:00

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Perkotraitor

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: purk - ooo - tray - tore

Sentence: Honey felt like a peerkotraitor. Ben bought her a gift bag of Starbucks coffee but each morning, she brewed a fresh pot of Folgers and poured it in the "Starbucks" mug. She didn't know how to tell him that she liked cheap coffee better.

Etymology: Perkolator - device used to brew coffee or a person who brews it + traitor - someone who is not loyal and betrays a cause or trust.

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Cappuccheato

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: kap/oo/cheet/oh

Sentence: The extra two blocks to Starbucks for her morning fix seemed a bit too difficult today for Jenny, so she visited Second Cup. After the fist sip an overwhelming feeling of cappuccheato set in and she broke down and had to dispose of her 'lazy fling coffee' in the nearest waste bin.

Etymology: CAPPUCCHEATO - noun - from CAPPUCCINO + CHEAT

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I JUST CAME BACK TO POST THAT ONE! You verbhogomist you! ha...Ok, thinking cap must go back on... - lumina, 2008-08-21: 01:28:00

Good one. - Mustang, 2008-08-21: 07:50:00

Never trust coffee-drinker. nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:07:00

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Comments:

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
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