whipsawed

adjective
whip·​sawed | \ ˈhwip-ˌsȯd How to pronounce whipsawed (audio) , ˈwip-\

Definition of whipsawed

: subjected to a double market loss through trying inopportunely to recoup a loss by a subsequent short sale of the same security

First Known Use of whipsawed

1892, in the meaning defined above

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