1. treated unfairly, in serious trouble; usu. as get shafted.
|One Lonely Night 109: The only one who can get shafted is me.|
|Cannibals 255: The word is you got shafted.|
|Tenants (1972) 16: The innocent landlord gets shafted.|
|College Sl. Dict. [Internet] get shafted [Ga. Tech] to be required to write an extremely difficult exam.|
|Official and Doubtful 348: You want to hit back, but you don’t want to do without him, so you’re shafted.|
|I, Fatty 160: He got shafted by Mack.|
2. rejected when seeking a date.
|CUSS 192: Shafted Turned down when asking for a date.et al.|
3. suffering a broken relationship.
|Campus Sl. Nov. 3: shafted – to be jilted in a romance.|