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When someone leads you on with plans but then cancels last minute ; usually followed by some bullshit excuse
“He totally pulled a John last night... he said he was coming at 7:00 but at 6:50 he texted me saying his mom is making him take his dogs to the vet... he doesn’t have a dog”

“He’s totally pulling a John tonight... he said he has to watch his little sister so he can’t come!!”
by LetdownLucy December 20, 2017
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The act of beeing concerned by one's own schedule without giving a shit about other people's time.
1. Here he goes pulling a john again, he just asked if we were ready to leave the restaurant when he was the only one done eating.

2. The dumb ass pulled a john again, he called a meeting at 6 a.m. because he wanted to leave early that day.
by Davetheman August 30, 2006
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To be an stupid annoying dumb ass, that complains to your friends about you and expects them not to tell you.
- A person that only talks about weed and seriously has the IQ of a goldfish because of how retarded they are
-used to describe someone who stalks you all the time, but is extremely butt ugly and no one loves them
John: hehehehehe i'm so high right now, i only like skinny pretty girls that are awesome and play call of duty

Joe: dude lets go get high

Friend:don't pull a john dude

pulling a john makes you a fag
by kissinthemuffin November 03, 2010
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It is when you walk up to a electronic device with complete confidence although you have no idea what you are doing, and you mess everything thing up.
One is Pulling a John when one grabs a remote control and set the TV to scan channels when he wanted to change the volume.

Or when your wait an hour for something to buffer then once it does, you fast forward it till it buffers again.
by Dracolord1208 October 02, 2011
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When a guy is dating a girl and decides, after verdantly pursuing her for weeks, that he is no longer interested. Instead of being upfront and honest, he disappears without explanation. This makes interactions with the girl extremely awkward when they don't need to be. When the girl tries to find out what's going on by sending a thoughtful and honest text or email, the guy ignores this, making the girl feel rejected, hurt, and confused.

The reasons for abandoning the relationship are typically psychological in origin (i.e. mommy/daddy issues, fear of commitment/intimacy, etc).
"How are things going with Dan? You guys seem way into each other!" "Oh, I haven't heard from him in over a week. He dropped off the face of the earth. I guess he's pulling a John."
by Sue Grillz & Sparkplug December 14, 2012
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when something more important is eminent, you instead ignore all responsibility. also, leaving your trash all over the place and acting like a total slob.
John had a test, but instead of studying he was pulling a john and playing pokemon and leaving his take-out food all over the couch.
by screamingreen18 March 14, 2008
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