office spouse


office spouse
office spouse UK US noun [C] INFORMAL
WORKPLACE a person that you work with and have a close relationship with, but not in a sexual way: »

Even if your relationship with your office spouse is totally platonic, it may be a source of gossip among your colleagues.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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