v. to declare that another's words or behavior is full of shit, off topic, or passive-aggressively annoying. to call another on their bad or mischievous behavior.
"Will you stop prevaricating and answer the question? I call shenanigans!"
by Chri5tina October 9, 2008
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to accuse someone of lying or employing deception, used mainly when someone is trying to "sweep something under the carpet" or using twisted logic
Person A: Did you see that big sports game last night? That quarterback can throw the football well.

Person B: I call shenanigans. (yesterday was Tuesday)

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Person A: Wikipedia says that Lady Gaga is actually a man. This must be big news.

Person B: I call shenanigans.
by s0merand0mdude January 17, 2011
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To accuse someone of cheating (used during gameplay); "calling shenanigans" is only used for serious offenses, however, as doing so requires the game to stop and it often cannot be continued.
While playing Monopoly...
ONE: I call shenanigans! You've taken all the money from the bank!
TWO: I have not!
by Bev Ridge March 2, 2020
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Calling Shenanigans gives you complete control over a given situation. Rules in calling shenanigans.

1. Use in order of personal gain
2. Use to make an enemy less cool
3. Use to make yourself cooler
4. Use to make a situation funnier
5. Use randomly on facebook
To Call Shenanigans
Teacher asks a hard question and no one can answer it. After she gives the answer she proceeds to tell how easy it was to get correct. Suddenly, Sean yells out "I Call Shenanigans". everyone starts laughing and the teacher realizes her foolishness.
by Sam189 June 18, 2009
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The action of declaring "shenanigans."

Once a person calls shenanigans, he or she has temporary complete control over the surrounding events, objects, actions, and laws of physics.
-Preemptive shenanigans-
Person A: "I call shenanigans!"
Person B: "Aw man!"

-Rebuttle shenanigans-
Person B: "I win our bet, pay up."
Person A: "I call shenanigans!"
Personn B: "Dang."
by Vincenator February 19, 2009
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