snooker someone/oneself


informal, British
: to do something that prevents someone/oneself from doing or achieving something
The locals snookered the reporter into believing that old tale.
He was ahead early in the match, but he snookered himself by performing badly.

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snooker someone/oneself


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“Snooker someone/oneself.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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