short-sheet

verb
short-sheeted; short-sheeting; short-sheets

Definition of short-sheet

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1 : to arrange usually as a playful trick the top sheet on a bed in a way that leaves no space for the feet of a person getting into the bed Somebody short-sheeted my bed at summer camp.
2 : to give (someone) less than what is expected or deserved Our school district was short-sheeted by the state government.

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