Definitions for put-upon

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

put′-upon`(adj.)

  1. imposed upon; ill-used.

Origin of put-upon:

1915–20

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exploited, ill-used, put-upon, used, victimized, victimised(adj)

    of persons; taken advantage of

    "after going out of his way to help his friend get the job he felt not appreciated but used"

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