Finding the solution to a problem, much like Sherlock Holmes does
Did you figure out how to go to the party without your boyfriend knowing?
Yeah, I totally sherlocked that shit.
to have developed a product and just started shipping it, only to have Apple come along and provide exactly the same functionality in a system update. It happened to Karelia Software twice. Once with Sherlock and again with iWeb.
I'll bet the Pro HDR folks groaned and got drunk after the Apple event yesterday where they showed the HDR functionality built in to the OS. They got Sherlocked!
To be a fan of the BBC 2010 Sherlock TV series created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss.
Originate from series 2 episode 1 "A Scandal in Belgravia" where:
when combine with the 4 characters password screen:
"I AM **** LOCKED"
with the password SHER becomes:
"I AM SHERLOCKED"
Fan 1: I am so hook on this new Sherlock series that I am Sherlocked.
Fan 2: Even though it take them more than a year to release 3 episodes, I am still so totally Sherlocked.
Fan 3: I was Sherlocked before it was ever popular.
To be completely enthralled with the BBC drama 'Sherlock' (a modern story of Sherlock Holmes).
The term can also be used when referring to a love of Sherlock Holmes in general but it usually references the BBC program.
It also can mean being covered in references to the program as well as looking similar to a prop from the program.
"I showed 'Sherlock' to my sister and now she's totally sherlocked."
"After downloading all those new Cumberbatch wallpapers, my phone is completely sherlocked."
"Moffat and Gatiss are the most sherlocked blokes in the world."