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water cooler

adjective [before noun] ( also water-cooler, watercooler)
 
 
WORKPLACE
used to describe something that many people talk about at work, for example when they stop work to drink something: water-cooler conversation/discussion/talk The company raked in $260 million in profit, and fueled countless water-cooler conversations. The shocking interview provided one of those water cooler moments that everyone was talking about the next day.
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