Definition of Snooker

1. Noun. A form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball.

Generic synonyms: Pocket Billiards, Pool



2. Verb. Fool or dupe. "He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk"

3. Verb. Leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot.
Generic synonyms: Play

Definition of Snooker

1. Noun. A cue sport, popular in the UK and other Commonwealth of Nations countries. ¹

2. Verb. To play snooker. ¹

3. Verb. To fool or bamboozle. ¹

4. Verb. (snooker pool) To place the cue ball in such a position that the opponent cannot directly hit his/her required ball with it. ¹

5. Verb. To become or cause to become inebriated. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Snooker

1. to trick [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: trick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snooker

snogging
snogs
snoke
snoked
snokes
snoking
snollygoster
snollygosters
snood
snooded
snooding
snoods
snoof
snook
snooked
snooker (current term)
snooker table
snookered
snookering
snookers
snooking
snooks
snookums
snool
snooled
snooling
snools
snoop
snoop around
snooped

Literary usage of Snooker

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1. "The Shop": The Story of the Royal Military Academy by Frederick Gordon Guggisberg (1902)
"The Trials of the " snooker "—Games and Recreations Increased—The GC Smokes and Plays Billiards —Time Table, 1867—Table Squads- Uniform—Changes in Study ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"English Amateur snooker Championship Break.— C. Thompson, 115. World Professional snooker Break.—J. Davis, 147 in 1955. Professional snooker Championship ..."

3. The Art of Practical Billiards for Amateurs by Alfred Wilks Drayson (1889)
"THE GAME OF snooker.1 THIS game, which is not as yet generally known, ... The balls used at " snooker " are,— The Black which counts 7 Blue „ „ 6 Pink „ „ 5 ..."

4. Changing the Fourth Estate: Essays on South African Journalism by Adrian Hadland (2005)
"So what made you take up snooker as a career, I asked, smile fixed, pen poised. 'Liked it.' And who taught you the game? 'Friend's dad. ..."

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