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The act of lowering your own rent by charging new roommates more.
Person 1: "How can you afford all of these new toys...isn't your room like $800/month?"

Person 2: "Nah, I'm pulling the Manhattan Shade on my two new roommates...they're each paying $400 more than the guys who moved out. Suckas."
by kavehcito September 28, 2009
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