When you are mislead to believe you are watching something interesting, then suddenly get a glimpse of rick astley singing "never gonna give you up" which then leads the victim to a disease of curse words and death threats to the one who was doing the Rick Rollin'
Jeff: watch this super cool video!
Kyle: oh you bastard...
Jeff: RICK ROLL'D
Kyle: Screw you!
Kyle: i'm gonna kill you!
The victim of an anonymous web link (sent by chat or email) that links to a video of "Never Gonna' Give You Up" sung by 80's pop star Rick Astley.
"Dammit! I just got Rick Roll'd again!"
To be linked to Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" video unsuspectingly, typically on YouTube.
Also used as "Rickrolled"
You just got Rickroll'd
An online prank where the user is unknowingly misdirected to a video of Rick Astley. Usually done with YouTube videos related to unconfirmed gaming news.
I wanted to see GTA IV footage but got Rick Roll'd instead.
To be given a link to a cool video on youtube only to find that the link actually takes you to the video for Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up". A popular practical joke on message boards such as Gamefaqs.
Guy 1: There's a new trailer out for the Simpsons movie! Click here!
Guy 2: Hell Yeah! (clicks link)
Video: We're no strangers to loooovvvvvee
Guy 2: Dammit! I've been rickroll'd!
When watching a clip on the internet, and it automatically cuts to the music video of Rick Astleys 80s hit, "Never gonna give you up." Also common among when requesting a song on the radio.
-Hey id like to hear the new song by Akon
-No you dont...you wanna hear *begins to play Never gonna give you up*. Youve just been RICK ROLLD
what you are if you are tricked into clicking a link that sends you to the music video by Rick Astley- "Never Gonna Give You Up"
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Oh man, I just got Rick Roll'd again!
to be given a fake internet adress leading to the music stylings of rickroll instead of what the link said it led to
never gonna give you up
never gonna let you down
never gonna run around and search for you
OMFG u told me that link was to a halo 3 trailer and you rickroll'd me!