short-sheet

verb

short-sheeted; short-sheeting; short-sheets
US
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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“Short-sheet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/short-sheet. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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