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Definition of Rick roll

Rick roll

verb - transitive

  • to click a link on the web and be taken to a site other than the one anticipated.
    I got rick rolled into another website.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Jun 28 2014. Submitted by Anonymous from Indrani Satra, Kankurgachi, Kolkata, West Bengal, India on Nov 06 2008.

  • Also can apply to ending up in a different situation other than what you initially were led to believe, surprise outcome or fooled.
    The sales rep rick rolled me into another product.
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Anonymous from Indrani Satra, Kankurgachi, Kolkata, West Bengal, India on Nov 06 2008.

  • to trick people into clicking a link on the World Wide Web that (unexpectedly) directs to a page that plays Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" music video.
    You just got Rickrolled!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "The Assclown Offensive: How to Enrage the Church of Scientology", Wired, Julian Dibbell, September 2009 censored in hope of resolving Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 08 2009.

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