To create a false link that when clicked, links the clicker to a YouTube music video by Rick Astley.
I clicked on this link to what I thought was porn, and I GOT RICK ROLLED!
by fsi16v May 23, 2007
Tricking someone on the internet into watching "Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up" via links through the internet. Usually masked as a youtube link, noting something completely unrelated to the video.
Awwww damn it, this is the third time i've been rickroll'd today!
by Moop77 May 14, 2007
Never gonna give you up,
never gonna let you down,
never gonna run around and
desert you...
Never gonna make you cry,
never gonna sa-ay goodbye,
never gonna tell a lie
and hurt you.
You just got Rickrolled. As a result, you want to kill yourself.
by Annoying May 06, 2008
The act of tricking someone into clicking a YouTube or other video link to the music video of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up".
Man, I clicked on the link thinking it'd be a movie about the new Starcraft, but I got rickrolled.
by Tigrael May 21, 2007
to be shown a video of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" through a sly or not-so-sly link to a video on popular video sharing sites.
Haha! Great job disguising that rickroll!
by Packless May 12, 2007
(n.) A 1987 Rick Astley Music Video "Never Gonna Give You Up" that is misleading/wrongly described as a viral/comedic video.

(v.) To "Trick" another internet user with an internet meme where the user is mislead to a 1987 Rick Astley Music Video "Never Gonna Give You Up" that is misleading/wrongly described as a viral/comedic video.
I was looking up animes to watch online. Episode 1337 didn't even come out, supposedly next week. Guess what I get? I get a Rick Roll! I got Rick Roll'd by MyG0T on YouTube and saw a Rick Astley video from 1987!
by Wee Beasties April 25, 2008
an internet phenomenon in which someone provides a link claiming it to be relevant to the topic at hand, only for that link to redirect you to the music video of Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up."
"you've just been rick roll'd!!"
by deeskweezy August 23, 2008

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