- A verb meaning to fail to meet expectations, particularly at a moment critical for success or even slightly respectable results.
- Slightly derogatory, indicating the type of disapproval that can only be backed by the weight of a nation's scorn.
"Well we almost won the game, but the kicker missed the extra point so we lost by one."
"Man, he really shustered that!"
"Ouch, you son of a bitch! That's the wrong hole!"
"Sorry honey, I was only off by an inch and a half."
"Shuster me again like that and we're through!"
"The United States team has a chance to go up by two and almost certainly clinch a victory here in the ninth end."
"Oh no, he pulled a shuster! What a letdown!"
"Apparently he truly enjoys the taste of disappointment."