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snooker

play
noun snook·er \ˈsnu̇-kər, chiefly British ˈsnü-\

Definition of snooker

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

Origin and Etymology of snooker

origin unknown


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snooker

verb snook·er

Definition of snooker

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make a dupe of :  hoodwink

Examples of snooker in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of snooker

1925




SNOOKER Defined for English Language Learners

snooker

play
noun

Definition of snooker for English Language Learners

  • : 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

snooker

verb

Definition of snooker for English Language Learners

  • : to trick or deceive (someone)

  • : to prevent (someone) from doing or achieving something



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