Meaning of “office spouse” in the English Dictionary

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"office spouse" in British English

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office spousenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒf.ɪs ˌspaʊs/ us /ˈɑː.fɪs ˌspaʊs/ also workplace spouse informal

(Definition of “office spouse” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"office spouse" in Business English

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office spousenoun [ C ]

uk us 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.

(Definition of “office spouse” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)