A verb for when someone rejects you romantically but wants to connect professionally.

OMG this is a natural hazard of living in Washington, D.C., where some daters would "rather be LinkedIn than HookingUp." Also common in Sililcon Vally. For example, "At the young Republican mixer, I thought he was hitting on me. But turns out he just wanted to know if I could introduce him to Kellyanne Conway. I’m tired of getting career-zoned, so I sent him George Conway’s email instead."

NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon