1) When something special is taken away by an obvious misdeed.
2) In reference to MLB Umpire Jim Joyce who blew a call at 1st base on the last out of what would have been a perfect Game by a Detroit Tigers pitcher. It was very obvious that the player was out even in real time depsite the replays that also proved it.
3) When an athlete or team is robbed of something special by an offical. Any blown call in a sporting event!
Becky just got Jim Joyce'd in her bid for the piece of art at the auction despite her bid gesture which was overlooked by the auctioneer.