1) The past tense of having been rejected
, often publicly, severely, and in a confidence-destroying way.
2) The past tense of firing upon an aircraft for the purpose of destroying it.
1) I went to ask Danielle out, but I got shot down. Now, all of her friends laugh at me and I can't show my face anymore.
2) A fighter jet was shot down over Libya by a missile and was completely destroyed.
An interjection rapidly uttered by unprepared students, often the day of or prior to a large test or assignment.
Teacher: Are we all prepared for today's test?
Teacher: And why not?
Shorthand for "happy birthday."
Facebook friend 1: "Hey man, happy birthday!"
Facebook friend 2: "Happy birthday dude!"
Facebook friend you never talk to: "hpbd"