By Teri Karush Rogers | August 16, 2010 - 7:00AM

Lock in hosed - adj. The state of being hosed by a reduction in interest rates following a lock-in agreement with one's mortgage lender.

Despondent over a 25 basis point decline in mortgage rates just two weeks after his lock in, Simon decided to sell his condo and rent so he would never be lockinhosed again.

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