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1snooker

noun snook·er \ˈsn-kər, chiefly British ˈsnü-\

: a version of the game of pool that is played chiefly in Britain with a cue ball, 15 red balls, and 6 balls of other colors on a table that has 6 pockets

Full Definition of SNOOKER

:  a variation of pool played with 15 red balls and 6 variously colored balls

Origin of SNOOKER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1889

Other Game Terms

bezique, carom, convention, crap, euchre, gambit, monte, parlay, tierce

Rhymes with SNOOKER

2snooker

transitive verb

: to trick or deceive (someone)

: to prevent (someone) from doing or achieving something

Full Definition of SNOOKER

:  to make a dupe of :  hoodwink

Examples of SNOOKER

  1. <I can't believe you managed to snooker me with that story about being an orphan.>

First Known Use of SNOOKER

1925

Rhymes with SNOOKER

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