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1.
To be sold a promise, concept or ideal only to find you have been deliberately lied to or misled.

Related forms
Gi·ar·box-Noun
Gi·ar·box·a·ble-Adjective

See also: Pitchforded - To tell everyone you know well what you are doing and have everything under control right up until you have been caught out. Possibly even beyond.
"Don't be Gearboxed. It can't possibly live up to the hype."
"They're just Gearboxing you!"
by Slaw? February 24, 2013
 
2.
1. To be thwarted by an obvious software bug.

2. an expression of supreme frustration
"WTF! I shot him in the head! Not fair, I was Gearboxed!" or

"I just got Gearboxed at the DMV! Dammit!" or

"LMAO I'm nowhere near you yet I killed you. You've been Gearboxed, son."
by DTS August 25, 2004
 
3.
Gearboxed. adj,verb

1. To be thwarted by an obvious software bug.
ex. "WTF! I shot him in the head! Not fair, I was Gearboxed!"

2. an expression of supreme frustration
ex. "I just got Gearboxed at the DMV! Dammit!"

3. To explain a kill which makes no sense whatsoever.
ex "LMAO I'm nowhere near you yet I killed you. You've been Gearboxed, son."
1. To be thwarted by an obvious software bug.
ex. "WTF! I shot him in the head! Not fair, I was Gearboxed!"

2. an expression of supreme frustration
ex. "I just got Gearboxed at the DMV! Dammit!"

3. To explain a kill which makes no sense whatsoever.
ex "LMAO I'm nowhere near you yet I killed you. You've been Gearboxed, son."
by n/a August 25, 2004