look up any word, like cleveland steamer:
 
2.
The act of obtaining the correct answer to a task, only to be rewarded with nothing.
Stu: Yo so I took the mackin' to this Catholic bitch, ne?

John: Seen, ese.

Stu: And I give her da trinkets and shit, but no goosie.

John: LOL! Vato... YOU WIN THE PRIZE!!!

Stu: ....

John: NO PRIZE!!!!

*slams hand down VERY forcefully on desk*
by Theeph June 02, 2003

Words related to winning the prize

year of the cormorant
 
1.
Succeeding in doing something which would be extremely cool, but in fact doesn't work, which fact should be obvious.
"Imprint Time Walk on Isochron Scepter. Good game?"
"..."
"See, I get all the rest of the turns..."
"You win the prize. Good job."
by Hukuma Xpyweb September 04, 2004
 
3.
Relevant only during the Year of the Cormorant The act of not in fact winning a prize, or indeed any form of reward.
"You think that's funny huh? Well this is the Year of the Cormorant! Do you realise that?"
"Yes sir"
*suppressed laughter*
"YOU WIN THE PRIZE!"
...
"w-"
"THERE'S NO PRIZE!!!"
by Apotheosis June 01, 2003