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The process by which students are screwed over by administrators and student advisers for not fulfilling complicated and obtuse university class requirements.

These requirements are often absurd, often being a half-year class that is only offered every other decade and is taught on a different campus altogether, and is sometimes seen as being a cheap final cash grab from the school.

The term usually applies to university students who are attempting to finally graduate and join the real world.
My adviser told me I had all my classes but when I applied to graduate, I totally got Yorked. Looks like it's back to school for me.
by Chewbacca1010 September 16, 2008
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(noun) A successful type of theft which results in an acceptable, impressive and rewarding payday for the protagonist.
Last night, hit a good lick. I brought home three figures easy for about two hours worth of my time. Not too bad I don't think.
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The process by which a student enrolled in any program at any level is fucked over by a York University professor or york administration for no apparent reason, usually stemming from a lack of communication but often can have no premise whatsoever
They're not giving me my degree certificate because I owe 50 cents to the library from a book I took out in first year. I'm getting totally Yorked.
by UckPeddie May 14, 2008
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"Oh man, I thought my life was starting to make sense, but I got Yorked!"
"It was a new day, but then it got all Yorked up. I should have known."
"Friends don't let friends get Yorked."
by Marchesa Casati March 16, 2015
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(verb) To be yorked is reminiscent of being jacked, dooped, taken for your money, ripped off or jerked around.

(adj) Yorky. When somethign is yorky it means it's chinsey, sketchy, shady or looks/sounds.seems like a rip off. Not to be confused with Yorkie - a York U student.

The word partly originated from the poor academic image associated with York University and a steep financial price you pay for your education there and party from the institution's seemingly random yet systematic ability to screw over its students while denying any involvement and offering no help.

York has a business-first attitude and puts students along with their education last. It mass produces students like McDonald's does BigMacs, with the same intrinsic value.
Kevin: Dude, I just saw this movie and got totally yorked!

Jake: Dude, Why would you see it? You yourself even said that the trailer looked yorky.
by Shittalker February 10, 2010
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The process of violently thrashing a fooseball table about in an attempt to either kill your opponents or get a goal.
The table was yorked ferociously, simultaneously crushing my foot and allowing a goal for the other team.
by Duckman December 15, 2004
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