To be under the thumb or on a very short leash. A varient of being pussy whipped by your girlfriend.
Damo could not come out to play because his girlfriend had him shackled down tight
by DrainGus March 23, 2011
When a friend is so deep in a relationship he is considered to be "locked up"
Cris: "Yo why wasn't John Michael invited?"
Nick: "Cause he's probably out with Emily again."
Michael: "That man is in shackles."
by ChickenFDC February 17, 2018
Sarah took a flask with her to the office holiday party and proceeded to get shackled.
by Dex Dexter January 30, 2008
shackle is a amazing unreal tournament player who often annhilates people and in return gets called a bot by others due to his amazing cache of skills.
An example of shackle would be aimbot
by Tranceut December 31, 2005
To be barreled by a wave whilst surfing
Did you see Ray Finkle get Shackled by that left?
by LAcrasher00 December 28, 2009
When a player executes great defense on an opponent, stopping them from having a good game!
Last night I had mike in "shackles"! He didn't score the whole game!!!
by Deeluxs1979 July 27, 2009
A shot or goal scored in football which involves a tackle from either attacker or defender, sometimes resulting in freak goals.
Fabregas scored a cracking shackle against Sunderland the other week.
by Sandylicious October 25, 2010