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1. The state in which something is described as optional, but is not actually optional, because it is expected you will cooperate. Failure to cooperate usually results in punishments or severe disapproval.

2. A term used to describe a task that you have been voluntold to do.
1. The boss said that the overtime has to be done, but it is a voluntary contribution they want everyone to make. It's cooptional overtime.

2. Person one: I heard you were given a cooptional promotion to the new job that has twice the work without twice the pay.

Person two : Yeah, I was voluntold to take the cooptional position.
by ZMan September 18, 2016
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