Definition of Billiard player

1. Noun. Someone who plays billiards.

Generic synonyms: Participant, Player

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Billiard Player

billiard ball
billiard hall
billiard marker
billiard parlor
billiard parlour
billiard player (current term)
billiard room
billiard saloon
billiard table
billiard tables
billing credit

Literary usage of Billiard player

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Dawn of the XIXth Century in England: A Social Sketch of the Times by John Ashton (1906)
"... of September—Pigeon shooting—Out-door games —Cricket—High stakes—Lord's cricket ground—Trap and ball—Billiards— Life of Andrews the billiard player. ..."

2. Conversations with Distinguished Persons During the Second Empire, from 1860 by Nassau William Senior (1880)
"He is like a bad billiard- player, who, without any definite object, makes a violent stroke, in the hope that if the balls are all set running about the ..."

3. Sport: Attempt at a Bibliography of Books and Periodicals Published During C. M. van Stockum by C. M. van Stockum (1911)
"201B Mitchell (W ) Reminiscences of a professional billiard player, ... The complete billiard player, illustr. 8». 1911. 10s. ed. net. 2023 Roberts (J.). ..."

4. The Popular Theatre by George Jean Nathan (1918)
"Mr. Stanley, it appears from his advertisement, is at once the greatest billiard player in the world, and one whose performances in that line have come as a ..."

5. Westminster Papers: A Monthly Journal of Chess, Whist, Games of Skill and by Westminster Chess Club, London (1874)
"Where it is possible to play such strokes, the billiard player should not neglect the opportunity of taking advantage of them. On the diagram the point D on ..."

6. The Game of Billiards by Michael Phelan (1859)
"billiard-player. As the ladies are always graceful, or at least study to be so, they will naturally observe that ease of attitude which it is only necessary ..."

7. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"You'll be я marked man, Caudle; yes, marked: there'll be something about you that'll be dreadful; for if I couldn't tell a billiard-player by his looks, ..."

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