Meaning of “put upon” in the English Dictionary

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"put-upon" in American English

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put-uponadjective

us /ˈpʊt̬·əˌpɑn/ infml

treated unfairly by others who want you to help them:

Parents often feel put-upon by the school fund-raisers.

(Definition of “put-upon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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