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To ecstatically raise ones arms in the iconic style of Andy Dufrain from the Shawshank Redemption, whilst feeling a surge of uncontrollable euphoria during the breakdown phase of a trance track in a nightclub.
The muic was really emotional on Saturday, we were Shawshanking it all night.
by Joseph Evans April 01, 2007
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To escape from prison, esp. through the sewage system.

The term is derived from The Shawshank Redemption, where Andy Dufresne escapes from prison after many years through a drainage pipe.

Past tense - shawshanked it.
Prisoner 1: Where's Harry?

Prisoner 2: He's shawshanking it tonight. Let's see if he gets to Mexico too.
by a giant rock September 02, 2011

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