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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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Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Hap-pee-stee-el

Sentence: Man, this is the best happysteal I've had in weeks!

Etymology: Happy meals come from Mickey D's, Happysteals come from The office fridge.

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Created by: emilylind

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

Sentence: I caught him eatinstealing !



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


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Created by: Eyeshah

Pronunciation: /SAK-lunch/

Sentence: Beckoning Bill from the corner of the fridge was a mouth-watering, deli-made club sandwich. Against his better judgment, Bill decided to sacklunch it that day.

Etymology: sack(to pillage or loot after capture; plunder) + lunch

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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: stock/ed/ex/change

Sentence: When Johnny didn't have enough time to make a good lunch, he just visited the staff fridge and performed a stockedexchange.

Etymology: stocked + stock market + exchange


can't trust those broker types - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-05: 13:17:00


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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sand-swich

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

Etymology: sandwich, switch


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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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: Fil chard

Sentence: Wayne was called into the Office Manager's office at 3:00 pm for his herring. He had been accused by Dory, the new assistant, of stealing her lunch 5 days in a row. She was partial to seafood salads and so apparently was Wayne. Monday he had rustled her mussels;Tuesday he had stole her sole;Wednesday he had pawed her cod; Thursday he had to take her hake and today he had filchard her pilchard. He tried to protest. But his defense floundered when his breath was smelt!

Etymology: Filch (make off with belongings of others)& Pilchard (small fatty fish usually canned)

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Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: slop-swap

Sentence: Kimberly took one look at Zinnia's leftovers from Cafe La Ritz and decided to pull a slopswap.

Etymology: Slop (mushy, tasteless food) + swap (exchange)

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Created by: rexcausey

Pronunciation: lē'ən-kwi-zeen

Sentence: After indulging in some liencuisine, Jack was payed back ten fold as he spent the rest of his afternoon bowing before the "porcelain throne". (I guess you better be careful whose food you "borrow"!)

Etymology: Liencuisine is a noun derived from the words 1.) lien(in reference to: a claim or charge held by one party, on property owned by a second party)and 2.)cuisine(in reference to: FOOD)


We all need a friend that we can lien on...good word - Nosila, 2008-10-02: 22:23:00


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Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: stock/ed/ex/change

Sentence: When Joe didn't have enough time to make a good lunch, he just visited the full staff fridge and performed a stockedexchange.


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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: pur-LUNCH / SAND-switch

Sentence: Harry purlunched his baloney and cheese for a nice roast beef sandswitch he found in the office fridge.

Etymology: pur(loin) + lunch / sand(wich) + switch


you still came up with a great word - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-05: 13:15:00

Great word. Say it a few times and it becomes "plunch." - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-05: 16:31:00


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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