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boss key

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Definition of boss key in English:

noun

informal
A computer game facility which enables users to avoid detection when playing at work by displaying a spreadsheet or other fake display when a certain key is pressed.
Example sentences
  • The boss key also comes in handy since the system requirements aren't high and playing a game or two during the course of the work day is easy.
  • In the old days boss keys would put up a fake spreadsheet or something
  • In a real panic situation finding the boss key can be difficult.

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