snooker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v snooker leave one's opponent unable to take a direct shot
    • v snooker fool or dupe "He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk"
    • n snooker a form of pool played with 15 red balls and six balls of other colors and a cue ball
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snooker A game played with balls on a billiard table.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Snooker snōōk′ėr a variety of the game of 'pool.'
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Usage

In literature:

Snooker-pool was, if not forgotten, at any rate shelved.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
A four-handed game of snooker is in as rapid progress as is reasonably possible.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, July 25, 1917" by Various
A year ago young Snooker had done a month for one of those very trout.
"Mr. Britling Sees It Through" by H. G. Wells
Snooker, by Major-General A. W. Drayson, F.R.A.S., with a preface by W. J. Peall.
"A Classified Catalogue of Selected Works Published by George Bell and Sons" by Anonymous
With Chapters on Pool, Pyramids, and Snooker.
"An Alphabetical List of Books Contained in Bohn's Libraries (1892)" by Bohn's Libraries
At a first view it appeared that I was rather badly snookered.
"The City in the Clouds" by C. Ranger Gull
Yet there never was a game of snooker from which he was willingly left out.
"Violet Forster's Lover" by Richard Marsh
In a few moments, however, Charlie burst into the room where Max and five other men were playing "snooker" before retiring.
"The Pauper of Park Lane" by William Le Queux
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In news:

Snookered by the ol' gay-magazine bait and switch again.
Leading 20-10, the 49ers snookered the Rams with a fake field goal for a touchdown.
Alex Higgins, 61: 'Rebel' snooker legend.
Snooker World Champion Out for the Year.
The world snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will not defend his title in May and will not play any professional matches for the rest of this season.
Ronnie O'Sullivan to miss rest of snooker season.
Reigning world snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan has pulled out of the rest of the 2012-13 season because of "personal issues" and may not return to the sport according to his manager.
Obama's Latest Plan to Snooker Seniors.
The Sportsmasters Network (TSN), the sports marketing company that last week announced plans to revive world snooker , has hired senior Coca-Cola marketer Simon Cunningham as marketing director.
TSN hires Coke chief to guide snooker revamp.
There also are several lots of true billiard balls, as well as other lots of snooker and bumper pool balls.
The two-level, wood-paneled emporium houses 14 pool tables, with two billiard tables and a couple of snooker tables to boot—which means you'll rarely have to wait for a table to open.
HP claims it was snookered into paying $10B for Autonomy software company.
The mysterious CAPE PAC has netted more than $570,000 from apparently snookered donors.
"Parents get snookered in this one," she said of the pursuit of green mattresses.
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