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Jitterati

blending; noun
A group of highly caffeinated people.
 
Blending of the word jitter; feeling a great deal of nervousness. The term was coined in particular reference from an over dosage of Starbucks coffee. Starbucks from its inception was considered a cult like movement as people would pay exorbitant amounts for coffee and remained loyal to the brand. –erati means group; jitterati has a negative connotation to it, being cult like.
Etymology : The suffix –erati denotes groups of people.
Source : Overheard students joking in Fondren library about how after their third trip to Coffee House for the night they were the Jitterati.
Last modified: 2 December 2011


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