Definition of Snookered

1. Adjective. (snooker not comparable) in a situation where the cue ball position is such that one cannot directly hit the required object ball. ¹



2. Adjective. (informal) in a difficult situation, especially because of the actions of others ¹

3. Verb. (past of snooker) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snookered

1. snooker [v] - See also: snooker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snookered

snoke
snoked
snokes
snoking
snollygoster
snollygosters
snood
snooded
snooding
snoods
snoof
snook
snooked
snooker
snooker table
snookered
snookering
snookers
snooking
snooks
snookums
snool
snooled
snooling
snools
snoop
snoop around
snooped
snooper
snoopers

Literary usage of Snookered

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1. The Art of Practical Billiards for Amateurs by Alfred Wilks Drayson (1889)
"A player whose ball is then " snookered " may not give a miss by just touching his ball, and leaving his adversary the same stroke; he must play out. ..."

2. Billiards by William Broadfoot, Archibald H. Boyd, Sydenham Dixon, William Justice Ford, Dudley David Pontifex, Russell D. Walker (1896)
"In some rooms, the striker is bound, when snookered, to play a bona-fide shot ... In others, if he has to play on a coloured ball and is snookered for them ..."

3. Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1891)
"A great point is to avoid being snookered—ie to play on a pyramid ball so ... If a player is snookered, his adversary adds to his score the value of the ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"A player is " snookered " if his ball is so placed that he cannot hit a ball on which he is compelled to play. In this case he is allowed in some rooms to ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"A player la " snookered " if his bait is so placed that he cannot hit a ball on which he is compelled to play. In this case he is allowed in some rooms to ..."

6. The Observatory (1903)
"I think he positively loved being what is called "snookered"' in order that he might make one billiard-ball jump over another. To such a man the world was ..."

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