The unfortunate state of being in receipt of the cold shoulder from the object of one's desire.
Q: "You still tryna talk to Taemia?"
A: "Nah bro, I got the shutdown last week when she found out I had dated her twin sister. Go figure."
by redgyul September 24, 2004
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When a human being or creature is in a state of nothingness. The individual has lost all train of thought and is completely useless. A victim of shutdown cannot think, has no motor skills, appearing to be much like a pilon. Shutdown is often caused after a day of vigorous activity, or simply from being lazy.
After spending the previous five hours stroking his male unit, Mark went into shutdown.
by gobrownsgo66 February 22, 2010
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What congress does when it wants more attention.
Yet another government shutdown just so congress can get the news channels to pay attention to them.
by ShutdownHater October 8, 2013
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ohhh, you just got shutdown, like you just got totally insulted or proven wrong.
person A: "China is SO the capital of Thailand."
person B: "nu-uh!"
person A: "yuh-huh! ask person C."
person C: "actually, BANGKOK is the capital of thailand."
person B: "ohhh, shutdown!"
by lauren August 31, 2003
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to basically quit working while still remaining at work because you don't agree with the way things are being handled or just because you don't care anymore. Staying on break permanently due to protest without actually going on strike.
Josh: Dude, why are you just sitting there playing Tetris on your computer when you're supposed to be working.
Paul: Because Mike told me to do something I don't want to do. I am commencing Operation Shutdown.
by Batch0605 January 15, 2010
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When the party is an absolute madness and you know the police are going to have to come and shut it down.
Person A : Yo did you reach Dres party last night?

Person B: yeah it was an absolute madness.. it was a shutdown ting

Example 2:

Deano: Are you going to that party next week?
Maccah: Yeah course, its going to be a shutdown.
by anonymous931 January 22, 2015
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